PM Fiala ends Africa trip in Côte d'Ivoire

Prime Minister Petr Fiala is ending his week-long tour of sub-Saharan Africa on Friday with a visit to the West African country of Côte d'Ivoire. In the morning he launched the Czech-Ivorian business forum and held talks with his Ivorian counterpart Prime Minister Robert Beugré Mambé and Vice President Tiémok Koné. Later on, he will visit a hospital supplied with Czech medical equipment, before returning to Czechia in the evening.

The prime minister was accompanied on his trip, during which he visited Ethiopia, Kenya, and Ghana as well as Côte d'Ivoire, by a large business delegation. A planned visit to a fifth country, Nigeria, was cancelled at the last minute by the Nigerian government, citing inability to provide "adequate reception".

Author: Anna Fodor