President Tinubu departs Lagos for a two-day visit to Qatar

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has departed Lagos for a two-day official visit to the State of Qatar, following an invitation from His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has departed Lagos for a two-day official visit to the State of Qatar, following an invitation from His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar.

The visit aims to strengthen ties between Nigeria and Qatar across various sectors including engagements in a business and investment forum, that seeks to explore cross-sectoral opportunities for mutually beneficial growth and development as well as signing of agreements focusing on enhancing Nigeria’s real sector and fostering value-additive investments.

Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale had on Wednesday disclosed that Tinubu would fly out to Qatar on Thursday to honour an invitation by His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar.

Ngelale, had in a statement said Tinubu would depart Lagos State and embark on a two-day official visit to the State of Qatar on Thursday, to further strengthen cooperation between the two nations in several areas, including security, cultural exchange, and economic development.

Ngelale said during the visit, Tinubu would witness the signing of several agreements focused on boosting Nigeria’s real sector and creating value-additive investments across the fields of trade, education, culture, solid minerals, digital economy, agriculture, and gas, as well as fostering cooperation on counter-terrorism.

He added that the president would also participate in a business and investment forum that will bring together top-level executives in both the private and public sectors of Nigeria and Qatar to advance cross-sectoral opportunities for mutually beneficial growth and development.

Ngelale said the president would be accompanied on the trip by senior government officials for the signing of agreements.

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