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Tinubu returns to Nigeria after two-day visit to Qatar


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President Bola Tinubu has returned to Abuja after a productive two-day State visit to Qatar, following an invitation from the Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Tinubu’s arrival at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, around 6:37 pm, was marked by a warm reception from senior government officials led by Vice President Kashim Shettima.

Among the dignitaries present were Chief of Staff to the President, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila; Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Chief Nyesom Wike; National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, and Director-General of the Department of State Service Yusuf Bichi.

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While in Doha, the capital of Qatar, President Tinubu engaged with the highest authorities of the country, led by Sheikh Al Thani.

The visit included participation in the Nigeria-Qatar Business and Investment Forum, where various bilateral agreements were signed.

These agreements cover critical sectors such as education, enterprise development, investment promotion, youth empowerment, mining, tourism, and sports.

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Tinubu highlighted the vast investment opportunities available in Nigeria during the business and investment forum.

He assured the Qatari business community of the Nigerian government’s commitment to making the country the best destination for investors worldwide.

Tinubu emphasized the significant return on investment, encouraging Qatari investors to explore the potential in Nigeria.

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The successful visit strengthens diplomatic ties between Nigeria and Qatar, fostering cooperation in multiple sectors for mutual benefit.

The signed agreements reflect the commitment of both nations to enhancing economic, social, and cultural partnerships.