Germany’s Chancellor arrives Nigeria to strengthen bilateral relations

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In an effort to strengthen bilateral relations between Germany and Nigeria.the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Olaf Scholz has arrived Nigeria. a two-day visit between 29th and 30th of October.

Chancellor Scholz will meet President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and ECOWAS Commission President, Dr. Omar Alieu Touray in Abuja.

He will then proceed to Lagos where he will open a Nigeria-German Business Conference organised by the Nigerian-German Chamber of Commerce.

While in Lagos, he will interface with representatives of Nigerian Civil Society as well as with Nigerian start-up entrepreneurs.

Along with the delegation, Chancellor Scholz will take part in a tour of the city of Lagos to gain insights into the challenges and opportunities presented by a megacity such as Lagos.

Chancellor Scholz is accompanied by a delegation of high-ranking German business people including CEOs of some of the highest-valued German companies, as well as a cultural delegation.

The visit is geared towards intensifying the relations in the economic and cultural sectors and exploring opportunities for investment in Nigeria.

The two countries are natural partners as both have the strongest economy and the most populous country on their respective continents.

This visit intends to accentuate Germany’s appreciation for the strong partnership over the years and underlines the importance the German government places on Nigeria’s role in the region and globally.

With diplomatic relations spanning over 60 years, Germany and Nigeria have a warm and long standing relationship

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