Nigeria’s leading man, President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Paris, the French capital, on Tuesday afternoon for a one-day official visit as a guest of President Emmanuel Macron at Palais de l’Élysée.
He will afterwards attend the three-day Paris Peace Forum (PPF), November 11-13, 2021.
The President’s plane touched down at Le Bourget Airport at 2.45pm.
During the official visit on Wednesday, President Buhari will meet with his French counterpart to discuss issues of mutual interest for both countries.
These are strengthening economic ties, improving partnership on security, and working jointly on education, health and halting the threats of COVID-19 to the global economy.
From Thursday, President Buhari will join world leaders, heads of international organisations, leaders of civil society and the private sector at Grande Halle de La Villette to strategize on better governance for a world of peace, with plenaries, master classes and workshops.
The President is scheduled to make a remark at the event to share the peculiarity of the Nigerian experience with the world, and efforts undertaken so far for peace.