President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will continue to implement policies that will reposition the nation’s economy.
Speaking at an audience with the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Nigeria, Mr Jesper Kamp, President Buhari said Nigeria welcomes further strengthening of relations with countries, especially in the areas of agriculture and trade.
President Buhari explained that he was pleased that the ties between Nigeria and Denmark have remained strong, noting that in the economic sphere there was still work to be done.
The President who also received Letters of Credence from the new High Commissioner of Pakistan to Nigeria, Major General (Retd) Waqar Kingravi, the new Ambassador of Senegal to Nigeria Mr Babacar Ndiaye, and the new Ambassador of Belarus to Nigeria Mr Vyacheslav Beskosky, told them that Nigeria valued the existing cordial and friendly relations with their countries.
The President described the long-standing military cooperation between Nigeria and Pakistan as very commendable and beneficial to both countries.
The Nigerian leader recounted that as a former military officer, several of his colleagues who trained in Pakistan still have very fond memories of the country.
Receiving the Senegalese Ambassador, President Buhari commended President Macky Sall of Senegal for his roles in the progress achieved in the political process in Guinea Bissau.
Noting that he was aware of the economic progress taking place in Senegal, President Buhari stressed the need for stability in the West African region to ensure rapid socio-economic development, particularly in the key areas of education, health and infrastructure.