Summit: President Tinubu arrives Saudi Arabia

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By Ismail Abdulaziz

President Bola Tinubu has arrived Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the Saudi-Africa Summit holding on Friday.

The president was received by ministers, members of the National Assembly as well as other government functionaries at the airport.

At the Saudi-Africa Summit, the President will underscore Nigeria’s commitment to attracting more Foreign Direct Investment and expanding business partnerships.

Presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale said the visit would strongly reinforce the administration’s ongoing domestic economic reforms.

Discussions at the first Saudi-Africa Summit will revolve around supporting joint action, enhancing political coordination and addressing regional security threats.

He added that it would also facilitate economic transformation through research and the local development of new energy solutions, which was expected to boost cross-sectoral investment cooperation.

The President is accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Yusuf Tuggar; Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman and the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Mr Wale Edun.

Others are the National Security Adviser (NSA), Malam Nuhu Ribadu; the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; and the Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Malam Jalal Arabi.

President Tinubu is expected to return to Abuja following the conclusion of the Saudi-Africa Summit.(NAN)

Edited by Ismail Abdulaziz

Ismail Abdulaziz

Deputy Editor in Chief,
Solutions Journalism, Website & Multimedia

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