Buhari Leaves For Turkey to Attend D-8 SummitFeatured, Latest News, News Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
Photo: President Muhammadu Buhari and First Lady arriving Istanbul, Turkey
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has left Nigeria to participate in the 9th D-8 Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.
A statement by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Tuesday, said Buhari would participate in the ninth D-8 Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, on Oct. 20.
According to a statement issued Wednesday in Abuja by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina said prior to the summit, Buhari, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, would be on working visit to Ankara, the Turkish capital.
Mr. Adesina said the President would during the visit have a private discussion with his Turkish counterpart, while delegations from both countries would hold discussions in various fields including defence cooperation, security, educational and migration issues.
The Nigerian leader according to his media aide will also visit the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey in Ankara, where he will meet with the Turkish Speaker, Ismail Kahraman.
Adesina said Buhari would also use the occasion to bolster warm and growing ties across a broad range of areas of cooperation with leaders of the D8-member countries.
The D8-member countries include Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey.
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