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President Buhari returns from AU Summit; Receives outgoing Ambassador of Kuwait

President Buhari returning to Abuja after his participation at the 31st Session of the AU Summit in Mauritania on 2nd July 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja commended the cordial relations between Nigeria and the State of Kuwait.

At an audience with the outgoing Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, Dr Abdulaziz Alsharrah at the State House, the President, according to a statement by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), said relations between both countries are important not only at the bilateral level, but also as members of the Organisation of Oil Exporting Countries (OPEC) in which they shared a common interest.

President Buhari, while thanking the outgoing ambassador for promoting good relations between Nigeria and the State of Kuwait, said he hoped that the cordial relations would translate into more active cooperation between the two countries.

Ambassador Alsharrah, who thanked the government and people of Nigeria for maintaining good relations with his country, noted that there was still room to grow the relations.

He said he found his five-year tour of duty in Nigeria very rewarding and extended his country’s invitation to President Buhari for an official visit.

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