China will create in Africa a mobile network of the fifth generation and will develop environmentally friendly energy. The intention to give new impetus to the development of the state, said XI. The Chinese President told this at the emergency summit, which was held in videoconference mode.

“Our country will expand the scope of business engagement with Africa, including in areas such as digital economy, smart cities, clean energy, technology 5G” – with reference to the Chinese foreign Ministry writes TASS.

the Chinese President noted the importance of the steps undertaken by African countries to create continental free trade area. The emergence of 5G technology will provide a record speed of data transfer and will help further development in this direction, added the Chinese leader. The Chinese President also pledged to write off in the current year debts of African countries on concessional interest-free loans, and provide financial support in connection with the arisen economic problems caused by the pandemic of the novel coronavirus.