President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, depart Abuja for Madrid, Spain to discuss issues of mutual interest between Nigeria and the European country.
Buhari whose visit is on the invitation of the Spanish President, Pedro Sanchez is expected to be back in the country on Friday, June 3.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina says during the visit President Buhari will meet with the Head of State of the Spanish nation, His Majesty King Felipe VI.
According to the statement, “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.
“Such areas according to the statement include Extradition and transfer of convicted persons, Mutual Legal Assistance, Cultural Matters, Cooperation towards fighting crime and enhancing security, as well as issues affecting dependants of diplomatic staff.
“Also on the agenda are Cooperation on Energy, Trade and Investment, Transportation, Public Health and Sports Development.
“President Buhari will 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) where he will speak 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.” (VANGUARD)