Connect with us
X
Categories:

General

Buhari set to leave Nigeria for USA

Published

on

Share this post:

The Presidency has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Nigeria on Saturday for the United States of America.

It was earlier reported that President Donald Trump will host his Nigerian counterpart, Buhari in Washington on April 30 and that the meeting will focus on “fighting terrorism” and “promoting economic growth.

On Friday, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the presidency said Buhari, “will leave Abuja on 28th April 2018, on an official working visit to the United States of America, on the invitation of President Donald Trump.

“President Buhari will have bilateral meeting with President Trump and a working lunch on Monday 30th April 2018.

“The meeting is to discuss ways to enhance the strategic partnership between the two countries and to advance shared priorities, such as: promoting economic growth, fighting terrorism and other threats to peace and security.

“The meeting will further deepen the US-Nigeria relationship as the United States considers Nigeria’s economic growth, security and leadership in Africa to be critical aspects of their strategic partnership.

“Later in the day, President Buhari will meet with a group of business persons in agriculture and agro-processing, dairy and animal husbandry.

“Ahead of the visit by President Buhari, meetings have been scheduled on 26th and 27th April, 2018, between senior Nigerian Government officials and executives of major US companies in the areas of agriculture, aviation and transportation.

“In the area of aviation, the Nigerian officials will be meeting with Boeing, the largest aircraft manufacturer in the world, on the National Carrier Project.

“On agriculture, they will meet with large equipment manufacturers with focus on harvesting and post harvesting equipment.

“In the area of transportation, the officials will meet with the GE-led consortium for the implementation of the interim phase of the narrow gauge rail concession.

“In the interim phase, a substantive concession agreement will be negotiated and finalized to provide the consortium the opportunity to invest an estimated $2bn, to modernize the rail line from Lagos to Kano (Western Line) and from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri (Eastern Line). During the meeting, the concession framework and the interim phase framework agreements are expected to be signed.

“The Nigerian officials will also meet with US-EXIM Bank and the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation to explore competitive financing arrangements.

“It is noteworthy that in 2017, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and the United States Department of Commerce signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote and encourage commercial and investment ties between Nigeria and the United States, with initial focus on infrastructure, agriculture, digital economy, investment and regulatory reforms.”


Get More Stories Like This On: Facebook: @AllNaijaEntertainment, Twitter: @AllNaijaEntertainment
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Benefits of Partnering with a Managed Security Service Provider
Technology2 months ago

Benefits of Partnering with a Managed Security Service Provider

Diya Can't Have Enough G-Wills
Music3 months ago

[Music] Diya – “Can’t Have Enough” Feat G-Wills

Email Newsletter Marketing Online Website
Technology3 months ago

The Vital Role of Email Fraud Detection Software

Roisea: Most Advanced Crypto Trading Platform for Bitcoin
Business3 months ago

The Role of Regulation in Crypto Investment: Navigating Legal Frameworks

Volatility in Commodities and How to Deal with It
Business4 months ago

Volatility in Commodities and How to Deal with It

Expanding Living Space
Lifestyle5 months ago

Expanding Living Space: Prefabricated Workshop Building Kits for Extra Rooms

BeBe Winans
Lyrics6 months ago

BeBe Winans – It All Comes Down to Love [Lyrics]

BeBe Winans
Music6 months ago

[Music] BeBe Winans – It All Comes Down to Love

The Countdown Begins to the Tournament That Has It All
ANE Football Analytical6 months ago

AFCON 2023: A Sporting Spectacle Set to Captivate the World

Litecoin: What Makes It The Crypto Winner?
Technology7 months ago

Runny Inflation Can Drive Cryptocurrency Adoption

Black and White French Bulldog puppies Frenchie Joy
Lifestyle8 months ago

Black and White French Bulldog puppies Frenchie Joy

3 Serious Reasons to Keep Your Teenager Away From Social Media
Lifestyle8 months ago

3 Serious Reasons to Keep Your Teenager Away From Social Media

Boxing vs MMA What Makes Them So Different
Sports8 months ago

Boxing vs MMA: What Makes Them So Different

Roisea: Most Advanced Crypto Trading Platform for Bitcoin
Technology8 months ago

NFTs and Intellectual Property Rights: Shaping Creative Ownership

The Birth of a Rugby Nation South Africas Love Affair with the Sport
Sports1 year ago

The Birth of a Rugby Nation: South Africa’s Love Affair with the Sport

A Beginner's Guide to Radicle (RAD): The Future of Peer-to-Peer Development
Technology1 year ago

A Beginner’s Guide to Radicle (RAD): The Future of Peer-to-Peer Development

Analysis of Nigeria's Renewable Energy Sector: Opportunities and Challenges
Technology1 year ago

Analysis of Nigeria’s Renewable Energy Sector: Opportunities and Challenges

Casino Gaming Poker
Sports1 year ago

What Are The Various Types Of Online Slots?

Luka Modric celebrates after scoring Real Madrid's second goal against Celta Vigo.
Sports1 year ago

Luka Modric set to join Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr

WHO World Health Organization
Health1 year ago

WHO debunks claims that tuberculosis is caused by witchcraft, poison

Atiku Abubakar
News1 year ago

2023 Election: Why DSS must arrest Fani-Kayode – Atiku

PDP Logo Umbrella
News1 year ago

PDP suspends National Chairman

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Final Episode 13)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 12)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 11)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 10)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 09)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 08)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 07)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 06)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 05)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 04)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 03)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 02)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 01)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Complete Episodes)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 16)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 15)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 14)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories1 year ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 13)

ANE Billboard Hots