Nigeria, Ethiopia to Hold Joint Ministerial Commission on Trade, Economy

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Nigeria and Ethiopia have concluded arrangements to hold a Joint Ministerial Commission meeting in Addis Ababa, next month, where various areas of bilateral relationship and exchange perspectives on a range of international issues of mutual interest will form the crux of the discussion.

This followed President Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting, yesterday, with Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, who was hosted to a state visit and presidential lunch attended by First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari and Ethiopian First Lady, Zinash Tayachew, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

During the meeting, the leaders of both countries agreed to take concrete steps to expand bilateral relations in key areas, including economy, trade, science and technology, solid minerals, among others.

Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Victor Adeleke, spoke to newsmen, explaining the essence of the visit and the burgeoning state of relations between both countries.

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