Productive meeting between H.E Geoffrey Onyeama, Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Hon. Abike Dabiri, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission today, at the Ministry.
Honourable Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada, the Permanent Secretary, Amb. Sulaiman Lawal Mustapha and other senior Directors of the Ministry were also in attendance.
Discussed areas for further cooperation, support and strategic partnership.
The Honourable Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, His Excellency, Ambassador Zubairu Dada received in audience the Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Assem Mohammed Hanafi Mahmoud Elseify in his office on Thursday, 19th September, 2019 on a courtesy visit.
The Minister of State while welcoming the Egyptian Ambassador to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, appreciated the contributions of Egypt in African civilization and development.
Continuing, he enjoined for more robost partnership with Egypt in building on what has already been established, especially in the areas of military and capacity building.
In his remarks, the Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria congratulated the Minister of State on his recent appointment as well as ensued for excellent relationship between leaders of the two States.
Consequently, the duo assured of enhanced diplomatic relations between Nigeria and Egypt.
Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs H. E. Geoffrey Onyeama received in audience, British High Commissioner to Nigeria H. E. Catriona Lang on a courtesy visit in his office today 16th September, 2019.
Nigeria participated at the ‘Colours of Africa 2019’ event which held from 6th – 8th September 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.
In attendance were H.E Amb. Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, Nigerian Ambassador to Thailand and H. E. Dr. Linda Ayade, wife of the Governor of Cross Rivers State, who led the troupe.
The event was organised by the Department of South Asian, Middle East and African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, in cooperation with seven African Embassies in Bangkok (Egypt, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Sudan and South Africa).
It aimed at promoting a better understanding of the African continent amongst the Thai public, create awareness of trade, investment and tourism opportunities in Africa, as well as enhancing cultural exchanges and people-to-people contacts between Thailand and Africa.