President MuhammaduBuhari is currently on a three-day official visit to France at the invitation of President Francois Hollande.
Today he met and participated at the high-level business breakfast session with French and Nigerian CEOs at MEDEF Headquarters -France’s largest federation of investors and employers.
According to a previous statement released by the President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s talks in Paris with President Hollande and other senior French Government officials will focus on the further strengthening and consolidation of ongoing bilateral cooperation between Nigeria and France in the areas of defence, security, trade and investments.
“Apart from his scheduled meeting with President Hollande at the Elysee Palace on Monday evening, President Buhari and his team will also confer with the French Minister of Defence, Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French Minister of Finance and Public Accounts, Mr. Michel Sapin, the French Minister of Economy and Industry, Mr. Emmanuel Macron and the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Mr. Laurent Fabius.
“President Buhari will also confer with the Chief Executive Officers of leading French multinational companies such as Total and Lafarge on their current and future investments in Nigeria.
“The President’s other scheduled engagements in Paris include a meeting with African Ambassadors to France and an interactive session with members of the Nigerian community.
“He will conclude his visit to France on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 and return to Abuja the same day.
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