6 September 2018

Nigeria: Chinese Premier Meets Nigerian President

Beijing — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari after the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

Noting the strong economic complementarity and great potential of bilateral cooperation, Li said China is ready to provide help within its ability for Nigeria's social development, forge synergy between the two countries' development strategies, encourage competitive Chinese companies to cooperate with the Nigerian side in such fields as trade and investment, production capacity and infrastructure following the market principles so as to achieve win-win results.

Buhari congratulated China on the success of the FOCAC Beijing Summit and expressed gratitude to China for providing humanitarian assistance, training the youths and supporting Nigeria's modernization of agriculture and infrastructure construction. Nigeria is committed to deepening mutually beneficial cooperation with China, he said.

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