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- Buhari was invited by King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein
- He is due to deliver a speech
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari will jet out of the country today for Amman, Jordan, to honour an invitation by King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF).
This was made known by Femi Adesina, who is the president’s special adviser on media and publicity.
Mr Adeshina, in a statement in Abuja earlier today, disclosed that the WEF on the middle east and north Africa would be holding at the Dead Sea, Jordan.
He also said 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.
According to Femi, Buhari would also join world economic leaders in an informal gathering at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre.
He also disclosed that the president would leave Amman this Sunday for Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), where he will participate in the ninth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting from April 8 to April 10.
Buhari would honour an invitation 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.
”According to the organisers, 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.” Adeshina said.