Logo of China's International Import Expo
BEIJING - 29 October 2018: Egypt, among other world countries, will attend China's first International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on November 5-10, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Monday.
Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli will represent Egypt at the exhibition.
Upon an invitation from Chinese President Xi Jinping, presidents of Czech, Cuba, Kenya, Panama, Switzerland, Croatia and Salvador will attend the gathering, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Lu Kang said.
The prime ministers of Hungary, Pakistan, Russia and Vietnam will also attend the expo, the spokesman added.
The CIIE is the world's first import-themed national-level expo. More than 3,000 companies from over 130 countries have confirmed participation in the expo, with a total booth area of 270,000 square meters.