By Hamza Kyeyune

KAMPALA, Uganda

The 2020 United Nations G77 and China Summit scheduled for mid-April was postponed Friday because of fears about the coronavirus.

Uganda’s Permanent Representative to the U and current External Adviser on G77 matters, Adonia Ayebare, said “due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in different countries and in consultation with the G77 member states, the summit has been postponed to a later date.”

More than 6,000 delegates from 136 member states were expected in Uganda’s capital, Kampala.

The G77 is the largest intergovernmental organization of developing countries at the United Nations that provides the means

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