President Muhammadu Buhari and the crown prince of Abu Dhabi agree to work together for the growth of both countries.
The discussion partly focused on areas of enhancing and expanding mutual cooperation between both countries.
Both leaders eschanged ideas on creating the environment for business to thrive The crown prince of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria have made a mutual promise to work with each other for their growth of their countries. It was learnt that they discussed education, healthcare, agriculture, climate change and population growth.
A statement by Femi Adesina, spokesperson of the president, said Buhari and the crown prince met in Abu Dhabi where they discussed areas of enhancing and expanding mutual cooperation between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The statement said leaders acknowledged that both countries enjoy significant trade promising to do more.
“The Nigerian leader and the crown prince, who is also the deputy supreme commander of UAE Forces, also discussed education, healthcare, agriculture, climate change and population growth. “As both countries have a large youth population, President Buhari and the crown prince exchanged ideas on creating an enabling environment for future generations,” the statement said.
It added that the leaders exchanged views on diversification of their economies from oil as well as the security challenges confronting both Africa and the Middle East.
Buhari was congratulated by the crown prince on his re-election and prayed for a successful second tenure.