In his remarks at the summit’s plenary session, Vladimir Putin will describe the state of and prospects for developing the full range of ties between Russia and African nations in the political, economic and humanitarian areas.
The participants plan to adopt a final declaration of the summit and other documents on the main areas of Russia-Africa cooperation.
The President of Russia will take part in the plenary session of the Economic and Humanitarian Forum, to be held as part of the summit. Russian and African officials, businesspeople and public figures have been invited to attend the session. The Russian President has plans to meet with the heads of African regional organisations.
Dozens of intergovernmental and interdepartmental agreements in trade, economic, investment, scientific, technical, cultural and humanitarian areas are expected to be signed.
In addition, Vladimir Putin and the leaders of a number of African states will continue to discuss possible ways of settling the situation around Ukraine within the African Peace Initiative, which they launched in St Petersburg in June.
The President of Russia will hold bilateral conversations with all heads of African states taking part in the summit.