BilateralAgreements : Nigeria, Qatar sign multi-sectoral agreements

BilateralAgreements : Nigeria, Qatar sign multi-sectoral agreements

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By Akinsuroju Olubunmi

Bilateral Agreements : Nigeria, Qatar sign multi-sectoral agreements.

BilateralAgreements : Nigeria, Qatar sign multi-sectoral agreements


In a bid to strengthen bilateral ties, Nigeria and Qatar have inked seven significant agreements covering various sectors, including education, solid minerals, and youth affairs.

President Bola Tinubu, during his visit to Doha, emphasized the value of Nigerian youths as dependable and forward-thinking individuals, dispelling stereotypes perpetuated by a minority. He lauded the potential of Nigerian youth to contribute meaningfully to both nations’ mutual prosperity.

The signing ceremony, witnessed by President Tinubu and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, marked a milestone in the collaboration between the two countries. The agreements encompass cooperation in education, youth affairs, sports, employment regulation, and the establishment of a joint business council.

Prior to the signing, President Tinubu expressed Nigeria’s readiness to welcome investors, highlighting ongoing reforms aimed at fostering innovation, attracting investments, and promoting multiculturalism. He underscored the unparalleled potential of Nigeria’s vast market, boasting over 200 million skilled and industrious individuals eager to engage in meaningful ventures.

Despite acknowledging short-term challenges, President Tinubu reaffirmed Nigeria’s commitment to implementing effective solutions and leveraging its dynamic talent pool. He assured potential investors of Nigeria’s conducive business environment and collaborative approach to driving development.

In response, the Emir of Qatar expressed openness to President Tinubu’s investment drive, recognizing Nigeria’s strategic importance and its people’s remarkable attributes. He emphasized the need for concerted efforts to maximize the partnership’s benefits, citing follow-up engagements as crucial to ensuring its success.

Looking ahead, both leaders pledged to facilitate further discussions and actionable investment opportunities. Qatar committed to sending a delegation to Nigeria post-Ramadan for continued engagement and exploration of investment avenues.

President Tinubu appointed key government officials, including Mr. Wale Edun and Dr. Dele Alake, to spearhead engagement with Qatari authorities and identify investment prospects. Additionally, Minister Alake highlighted Nigeria’s abundant mineral resources, presenting opportunities for local processing and value addition.

The Nigerian delegation, comprising several ministers and top officials, reaffirmed the country’s commitment to fostering mutually beneficial partnerships and harnessing its vast potential for sustainable development.

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