Buhari, Emir of Qatar discuss investment opportunities in power, transport, oil

  • 2 years   ago
President Muhammadu Buhari and his visitor, the Emir of Qatar, Sheik Tamim receptacle Hamad Al-thani, talked about speculations openings in oil, control, aeronautics, horticulture, railroads, and numerous others, the administration has said. 
In an announcement, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said the talk held at State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, additionally fixated on the energize of Lake Chad with water from the Congo Basin, in order to allow help to the in excess of 30 million individuals unfavorably influenced by the shrinkage of the lake throughout the years. 
Buhari told the Emir of Qatar, “We invite you to invest in our refineries, pipelines, power sector, aviation, agriculture, education, and many others, so that you can have your management here to oversee the investment. We need your expertise.”
On the subsiding Lake Chad, the president said of the more than 30 million individuals influenced, the greater part were in Nigeria, and it has contributed incredibly to unlawful movement, as incalculable young people dare the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea, so as to discover more secure shores in Europe. A huge number pass on all the while.
“We need help with the recharge of Lake Chad, as it is not a project that the concerned countries can handle alone. Recharging the lake will bring back fishing, farming, animal husbandry, and the youths won’t be attracted by insurgency or illegal migration. We want Qatar to be involved because of the humanitarian nature of the endeavour.” In his remarks, Sheikh Hamad Al-thani noted that the relationship between the two countries is very good. “We just have to build on it, he added.”
The Emir of Qatar, who was visiting Nigeria for the first time, described his visit as a reciprocal visit to the one paid to Qatar in 2016 by President Buhari.
He added: “We share a lot of similarities in different areas. We need to enhance bilateral trade and economic cooperation. We are willing to do a lot more with Nigeria, and will continue to work on investment opportunities of mutual benefit.”