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Buhari Departs For Qatar

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President Muhammadu Buhari has departed for Doha, Qatar to attend the Fifth (5th) United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LCDs). The once-in-a-decade summit will be held from March 5th to 9th, 2023, under the theme, ‘From Potential to Prosperity’.

According to the President’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement on Saturday, In Doha, President Buhari will reinforce Nigeria’s commitment to supporting the most vulnerable countries to meet their development challenges, highlighting areas through which the Nigerian government has provided them with various forms of assistance over time.

“As most of these countries struggle to find sustainable solutions to challenges of poverty, adverse effects of climate change, food and energy crisis as well as high-debt burden among others, the Nigerian leader will vigorously reiterate the need for sustainable solutions for countries facing these severe challenges.

“President Buhari’s delegation includes some Ministers and top government officials who are expected to use the opportunity of the visit to sign some agreements and Memoranda of Understanding with the Qatari government.

“The President is expected to return to the country on Wednesday, March 8.”