President Tinubu Departs To Qatar For Business, Investment Forum 

By Damilare Adeleye
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President Bola Tinubu has announced plan to depart Lagos State and embark on a two-day official visit to the State of Qatar on Thursday.

Ajuri Ngelale, special media aide to the President, in a statement on Wednesday, said the visit which is on invitation of His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, is to further strengthen cooperation between the two nations in several areas, including security, cultural exchange, and economic development.

He said that during the visit, President Tinubu will 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.

According to Ngelale, the President will 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.

He added that the President will be accompanied on the trip by senior government officials for the signing of agreements.