Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio will pay a state visit to China and attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation from Aug. 30 to Sept. 7 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Maada Bio, 54, obtained a Master’s Degree in International Affairs in the United States. He has held key posts in the Sierra Leonean National Provisional Ruling Council (NPRC) since 1992.
He became the head of the NPRC in early 1996 and soon handed over power to Ahmad Tejan Kabbah who was elected as the president.
In April 2018, Maada Bio won the presidential election and was sworn in as the country’s president.
This will be Maada Bio’s first visit to China. Enditem