- President Muhammad Buhari is expected on Tuesday 28 June for a four-day visit to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal
- The President will hold talks with his Portuguese counterpart Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, among other official commitments.
- President Buhari will also meet Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa after the signing of some treaties along with the leadership of the Nation
President Muhammadu Buhari will fly to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon on Tuesday for a four-day state visit.
During his visit to Lisbon, President Buhari is expected to hold talks with his Portuguese counterpart, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, reports The Nation.
The Nigerian leader is greeted with Portugal’s national honor excellent and with Awarded the “Great Collar of the Order of Prince Henry”.
As in one of a presidential candidate media adviser Garba Shehu, Buhari and Sousa will co-chair a bilateral meeting and witness the signing of some agreements bordering on issues of mutual interest.
Added, President Buhari will visit the Portuguese Parliament and meet with its President, Dr. Augusto Santo Silva, as well as the Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa.
Even the President is scheduled to address a forum of Nigerian and Portuguese businessmen.
< p class="align-left">He will also be attending the United Nations Ocean Conference, which ends on Friday, July 1st. Buhari is expected back at Aso Rock Villa on Saturday 2nd July.
The Nigerian delegates in Buhari’s entourage include Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo; Minister for Youth and Sport, Sunday Dare; and Minister for Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami.
Others are National Security Advisor, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd); Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar and Chair of the Commission on Nigerians in Diaspora (NiDCOM), Honorable Abike Dabiri-Erewa