Tinubu Arrives Germany For G20 Conference

Tinubu Arrives Germany For G20 Conference

President Bola Ahmed, on Sunday morning, arrived in Berlin, Germany ahead of the G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) Conference.

The Conference will hold on Monday, November 20, 2023, and will be hosted by the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz.

The G20 CwA Conference will be taking place alongside the Fourth G20 Investment Summit, co-hosted by the German government and German business associations.

During the conference, President Tinubu will join other Heads of State and Governments of CwA member countries, bilateral partners, as well as Heads of International Organizations to deliberate on the immediate enhancement of economic and business cooperation.

The purpose of the the participation is to outline concrete measures to boost investments in critical areas such as energy, trade, infrastructure, and new technologies, among others.

In view of President Bola Tinubu’s globally recognized drive for foreign direct investment in Nigeria, the President will sustain the momentum and advance the mission further as he leads Nigeria’s delegation to participate in the investment summit.

This visit also affirms President Tinubu’s commitment to diplomatic reciprocity as the invitation to Germany from the German Chancellor is being honoured following the visit of the German Chancellor to Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria, from October 29 to October 30, 2023.

Leveraging on the opportunity presented by the Fourth G20 Investment Summit, the Nigerian delegation will follow up on productive meetings previously conducted with high-ranking representatives from German business organizations who were part of the official delegation of the German Chancellor to Nigeria.

The President was accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar; the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Wale Edun; the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Doris Uzoka-Anite; and the Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu.

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