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President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria enjoys a steadily rising and economically rewarding relationship with the Republic of India, describing the nation as “Nigeria’s greatest trade associate.’’

He mentioned this when he acquired letters of Credence from High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Abhay Thakur, at the State Home, Abuja, calling for a better and stronger partnership that will be mutually useful to the citizens.

“He mentioned: Our two nations are very close. India has helped Nigeria in many ways, and we’re very grateful. In commerce, you’re, at the moment, our greatest buyer in crude oil purchase.”

Recalling his expertise at Defence Services Employees College, Wellington, India, in 1973, the President noted that Nigeria’s relationship with India has been lengthy and upwardly rewarding for individuals, institutions and the nation.

“I want you to take care of the standard we’ve attained, and enhance on it,’’ President Buhari informed the High Commissioner, who listed some areas of bilateral interest that deserved extra attention.

Thakur mentioned India will proceed to stand with Nigeria “shoulder to shoulder in all areas of mutual interest, including safety,’’ assuring the President that he’ll work exhausting on encouraging conferences that centered on lowering double taxation and attract more International Direct Investments, actualise Nigerian airline, Air Peace’s dream of two weekly flights to Bombay and open up the visa regime more.

At the ceremony, President Buhari, who additionally received Letters of Credence from Ambassador of Kuwait, Abdulaziz Mohammad Al Bisher, mentioned Nigeria’s continuous assist of Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) policies, typically, discourages assistance from developed nations, with incorrect assumption that the country is wealthy.

The President told Al Bisher that Nigeria had been pigeonholed as an influential and rich member of OPEC, including that the nation will appreciate help in education, technology, infrastructure and initiatives that immediately impact on the livelihood of people.

“Welcome to Nigeria. Thanks for supporting our nation in some strategic areas. We look forward to better understanding and cooperation,’’ he mentioned.

The Ambassador mentioned Kuwait Mission had 560 developmental interventions spread over many African nations, assuring that Nigeria, which had been disregarded since the project began in 1961 might be captured.

He mentioned Kuwait Chamber of Commerce had agreed to fulfill with Nigeria’s business group, noting that his nation also runs a charity that can be explored.

Additionally receiving Letters of Credence from High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia, Humphrey Desmond Geiseb, President Buhari mentioned the nation had persistently and steadfastly supported Nigeria in all international conferences, “bringing respect and comfort.’’

The Namibian Ambassador mentioned his nation stays grateful to the Nigerian government and residents for the help to attain its independence, promising to enhance relations in trade and trade of people and ideas.

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