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Tinubu to hold bilateral meetings with Biden, EU president at UNGA

Tinubu to hold bilateral meetings with Biden, EU president at UNGA
September 15
20:08 2023

President Bola Tinubu will hold bilateral meetings with various world leaders on the sidelines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

The 78th UNGA session is expected to take place in New York from September 18 to 26.

Ajuri Ngelale, special adviser to Tinubu on media and publicity, said in a statement on Friday that the meetings will focus on investments and economic development diplomacy.

Ngelale listed world leaders that Tinubu will meet to include US President Joe Biden; President Azali Assoumani of Comoros; President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa; Von der Leyen, president of the European Union Commission; Mark Rutte, prime minister of the Netherlands; Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, King of Jordan; President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Algeria; President Luiz Lula da Silva of Brazil; and  Pedro Pérez-Castejón, prime minister of Spain.


According to Ngelale, Tinubu will also meet with Brad Smith, global president of Microsoft, and Nick Clegg, head of global affairs for Meta Technologies.

He added that the president will discuss strategies on how to improve Nigeria’s digital transformation and leverage artificial intelligence.

The presidential spokesperson added that his principal will also meet with the global chief executive officers of General Electric, and Exxon Mobil Oil and Gas Company to discuss investments in sectors revolving around power, aviation, and transportation.


Tinubu will also participate in the Africa Global Business Initiative, and other summits focusing on sustainable development goals (SDGs), and climate ambition. 



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