Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has secured a landmark deal with the United Arab Emirates. This deal took place on Monday in Abu Dhabi as Nigerian president Bola and the president of the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan finalized on landmark deal following the lifting of the visa ban placed on Nigerian travellers almost a year ago.
The landmark deal furthers the agreement of Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airlines to start operations in Nigeria without any further delay.
Furthermore, the adviser to the president in Media & publicity Chief Ajuri Ngelale released a press statement noting,
As negotiated between the two Heads of State, this immediate restoration of flight activity, through these two airlines and between the two countries, does not involve any immediate payment by the Nigerian government.
In recognition of President Tinubu’s economic development diplomacy drive and proposals today presented by President Tinubu to his counterpart, an agreed framework has been established, which will involve several billions of U.S. dollars worth of new investments into the Nigerian economy across multiple sectors, including defence agriculture and others, by the investment arms of the Government of the United Arab Emirates.
The bilateral agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the Nigerian government tends to boost the Nigerian economy, especially in the military, agriculture and other sectors.
The government of the United Arab Emirates and the Nigerian government landmark deal will strengthen and boost both countries’ economies and foster healthy relationships.