French-African Summit Kicks Off in Bamako

Bamako, The 27th French-African Summit kicked off Saturday in the Mali capital, Bamako, under the slogan “partnership and peace for achievement of growth in Africa”, ??with the participation of the leaders of African countries and French President Francois Hollande.
During the summit, President Hollande is to launch the French-African investment fund, at a value of 76 million euros over a period of 10 years, the first fund that combines the African continent and France.
The summit aims to assess the progress being made in implementation of the recommendations approved at the 26th summit that took place France in 2013. The summit will also focus on “ways and means of enhancing the joint cooperation in order to collectively face the common challenges especially peace and security and achieve growth in Africa. ”

Source: Qatar News Agency