President Muhammadu Buhari Arrives Madrid For 3-day State Visit
President Muhammadu Buhari who has arrived in Madrid, the Spanish capital on a State visit at the invitation of the Spanish President, Pedro Sanchez.
The president’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja. According to Adesina, at a separate meeting during the visit, the first by the Nigerian leader, Buhari will also meet with the Head of State of the Spanish nation, His Majesty King Felipe VI. During his engagements with both leaders, the Nigerian President will discuss issues of mutual interest to both countries, which will expectedly result in the signing of Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding on a wide range of topics geared towards further enhancing the bilateral relations between the two nations.
The presidential aide revealed that the president would also be the Special Guest at an Investment Forum jointly organized by the Spanish Chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of Trade, and the Confederation of Employers (CEOE). The Nigerian leader will be speaking to the gathering of top members of the Spanish business community and their Nigerian counterparts on the investment opportunities in Nigeria and ways of expanding the volume of trade as well as further collaborating for the development of the economies of both countries. Meanwhile, the President is expected back in the country on Friday, days before the presidential primary elections of the All Progressives Congress.