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Russia-Africa Summit: Buhari meets Putin, others (Photos)

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, October 23, met with the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin at the opening of the Russia-Africa Summit.

The Herald earlier reported that President Buhari on Monday, October 21, arrived at the Sochi International Airport, Russia, for a three-day inaugural Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum, which will focus on peace, security and development.

The president’s plane touched the tarmac at 11.25pm (local time), and he was received by the Mayor of the City of Sochi, Anatoliy Nikolayevich Pakhomov and state officials.

 

The event will be held from October 23 to 25 with a focus on exploring and expanding opportunities in security, trade and investment, science and technology, and gas production.

Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant to the president on new media via  has shared  photos of the event on his official Twitter handle:

See the photos below:

The earlier reported that President Buhari Monday, October 21, arrived at the Sochi International Airport, Russia, for a three-day inaugural Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum, which will focus on peace, security and development.

The President’s plane touched the tarmac at 11.25pm (local time), and he was received by the Mayor of the City of Sochi, Anatoliy Nikolayevich Pakhomov and state officials.

In a statement released by Garba ShehuSenior special assistant to the president media & publicity,  the economic Forum and Summit will hold on 23rd and 24th October, 2019, respectively, with four plenary sessions that will be attended by more than thirty African Heads of State and governments who have confirmed participation, including the Chairman of the African Union and President of Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

 

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