ANKARA 

Turkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will start his four-day Africa tour on Sunday, the country’s Communications Directorate said on Saturday.

Erdogan is set to visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal and Guinea-Bissau on Feb. 20-23, a directorate statement said.

The visit will focus on all aspects of bilateral relations and opportunities for improving cooperation between Turkiye and these countries in all fields, the statement added.

During his visit to Senegal’s capital Dakar, Erdogan will attend the opening ceremony of the Dakar Olympic Stadium built by a Turkish company. He will also open the new embassy building in the capital.

Erdogan’s visit to Guinea-Bissau will mark the first presidential-level official visit from Turkiye to the West African country.

* Writing by Beyza Binnur Donmez

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