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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 21 April 2019

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets President of Nigeria

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi discussed ways to strengthen links between the UAE and Nigeria with the country's leader, Muhammadu Buhari

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, meets with Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria.  Rashed Al Mansoori / Ministry of Presidential Affairs
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, meets with Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria.  Rashed Al Mansoori / Ministry of Presidential Affairs

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has held talks with the President of Nigeria in a bid to bolster ties with the African nation.

Sheikh Mohamed told Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently on a tour of the Middle East that has already seen him take part in the World Economic Forum in Jordan, that the UAE is eager to support Nigeria's development goals.

The two men discussed efforts to forge closer links between the UAE and Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, in matters of common interest such as trade and agriculture.

The President of Nigeria expressed his desire to strengthen the country's friendship with the UAE, for the benefit of both nations.

Ministers and senior officials from both countries were present at the meeting.

Updated: April 9, 2019 07:06 PM

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