This Day (Lagos)

19 February 2013

Nigeria: Jonathan Says D-8 Agreements Will Strengthen Relations

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has said the agreements and decisions taken at the recent D-8 Summit in Pakistan would help to strengthen existing relations among members of the group.

President Jonathan was speaking to the new Pakistani High Commissioner to Nigeria, Lt. General Mohamad Ashraf Saleem, one of the three new ambassadors who presented letters of credence, at State House, Tuesday.

"I am glad that you are coming soon after the D-8 Summit, because we plan to take advantage of the decisions of the group to strengthen our relations," he stated.

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