President Bola Tinubu is set to embark on a diplomatic mission during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, where he will engage in high-level bilateral discussions and business meetings with prominent leaders, including U.S. President Joe Biden.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
Scheduled to depart from Abuja on Sunday, President Tinubu’s agenda includes talks with Brazilian President Lula Silva, among other world leaders. Special Adviser to the President, Ajuri Ngelale, revealed these plans during a press briefing at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
President Tinubu’s itinerary involves meetings with top executives from multinational corporations spanning various sectors of the economy. Notably, he will engage in discussions with Brad Smith, the President of Microsoft, to further promote digital transformation in Nigeria.
Additionally, President Tinubu will convene with Sir Nick Clegg, President of Global Affairs for Meta Technologies, for a conversation on harnessing innovative technologies, such as artificial intelligence, to revolutionize business operations in Nigeria. Meetings with global leaders, including the CEOs of General Electric and Exxon Mobil Oil and Gas Company, are also on the agenda.
Ngelale emphasized that President Tinubu’s primary focus is to bolster the country’s economic development by actively attracting foreign direct investment. Furthermore, he highlighted the President’s commitment to creating more job opportunities and generating new tax revenues within Nigeria.
In addition to these objectives, President Tinubu aims to ensure that Nigerian companies receive equitable access to foreign and international markets. His participation in the Africa Global Business Initiative underscores his dedication to fostering stronger ties between Nigeria and the global business community.