President Mohammadu Buhari has traveled to Lisbon, London to be conferred with the country’s National Honour and be decorated with the ‘Great Collar of the Order of Prince Henry’.
President Buhari will also visit the Portuguese Parliament and hold discussions with its president, Dr. Augusto Santo Silva, as well as the Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa.
The President is also expected to address a Forum of Nigerian and Portugues Businessmen.
According to a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, he said, “Buhari, during the visit, will address a Forum of Nigerian and Portuguese businessmen and hold separate meetings with select Portuguese Chief Executive Officers and prospective investors in Nigeria”.
Gabu also stated that during this visit, President Buhari will also participate in the United Nations (UN) Ocean Conference, which began in Lisbon on Monday, June 27, and will end on July 1.
“The Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal and supported by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), aims to accelerate the adoption of science-based innovative solutions to challenges facing oceans and the global marine ecosystem’.