Buhari to be accompanied to another couple of trips following his return from Dakar, Senegal recently. He is to be present at the World Economic Forum which would take place at King Abdullah II Bin Talai Convention Centre in Amman, Jordan. The second trip would be to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE,.He would be departing today on Thursday, 4th April 2019 to Amman, Jordan and then on Sunday, he would depart Amman for Dubai to grace the occasion termed the ninth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting, 8th to 10th of April 2019.
According to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the following statement was recapped by NIGERIA NEWS:
“President Buhari will deliver an address at the opening of the plenary alongside King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, and join world economic leaders in an informal gathering at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre.
“The Nigerian leader will also hold bilateral meetings with some world leaders on the sidelines of the Forum.
“President Buhari will depart Amman Sunday for Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to participate in the ninth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting, April 8-10, 2019.
“Invited by His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rachid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the Nigerian President as Guest of Honour, will deliver the keynote address under the theme, “Mapping the Future of Foreign Direct Investment: Enriching World Economies through Digital Globalization.”
Adesina quoted the organisers of the event as saying the meeting is “the largest gathering of corporate leaders, policymakers, businessmen, regional and international investors, entrepreneurs, leading academics and experts showcasing up-to-date information, strategies and knowledge on attracting FDI.”
“The meeting also seeks to explore investment opportunities in more than 140 countries, connect businesses and countries willing to engage in sustainable partnerships with investors.”
Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Major General Mohammed Babagana and other notable government officials would aswell accompany him to for the two trips