Erdogan to visit eastern and southern Africa

Erdogan to visit eastern and southern Africa

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a four-day visit to eastern and southern Africa from January 22 to January 25, a statement from the Presidential Press Office said.

Erdogan will first visit Tanzania on Jan. 22-23, followed by Mozambique on Jan. 23-24. He will then proceed to Madagascar on Jan. 24-25.

The Turkish president visited Senegal in February 2016, followed by Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria and Guinea in April, and Uganda, Kenya and Somalia in May and June.

During his latest visits to Africa, Erdogan vowed to boost Turkish-African relations, Anadolu Agency reports.