The President of Nigeria that the African continent faces “challenges to this farm and food funding, among other Africans, and in helping to channel funding to Nigeria, among others African in channeling assistance.
We involve challenges that exist such as changes, attention to food, conflicts, health, among others”, said Muhammad Buhar, carried out with the Portuguese this Thursday in Lisbon.
“We look at Portugal as an influential country and a partner with an important role played in the task of bringing the world to the right place”, added the head of state of the most important country in the African economy, and also the largest sub-Saharan.
In the speech, with no right to ask questions and made after Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa’s statement, at the Palácio de Belém, Muhammadu Buhari defense highlighted Portugal’s role in African interests in international organizations: “We are very grateful to the Portuguese Government for the important role it played president of the European Union Fund and in financial support from the EU and the International Monetary (IMF for Africa), said the head of state.
Muhammadu Buhari and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will then proceed to the economic forum, and do not qualify that there are “more than 80 public and private sector agencies and organizations”, according to the Nigerian leader.
During the visit, “development consultations and memoranda of understanding will be signed in areas such as the creation of a research investment center in, policies, training, cooperation, promotion and cooperation between chambers of commerce, economics and digital economy,” he said. the Nigerian head of state.
Portugal has had diplomatic relations with Nigeria for 46 years and this was the first visit by a head of state from the African country.
“With this visit, we are optimistic that relations will be elevated to a new level,” concluded President Buhari.