The event will be attended by COMESA Secretary General Chileshe Kapwepwe and heads of other African economic blocs, said Gamea in a joint press conference with Kapwepwe.

The summit will be held under theme "Promoting ability to steadfastness through strategic economic digital integration" to encourage economic digital tools inside COMESA and supporting its member states to deal with the impact of COVID-19.

She added that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will receive the bloc's presidency from the president of Madagascar and will launch the COMESA 2021-2025 strategy during the event.