Nigeria-Qatar Relations Strengthened with Seven New Agreements During President Tinubu’s State Visit


Nigeria and Qatar have solidified their bilateral ties with the signing of seven significant agreements across various sectors. These agreements, aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two nations, were signed during President Bola Tinubu’s state visit to Qatar, culminating in a signing ceremony at the Qatari Presidential Palace in Doha.

President Tinubu, in his address during the signing ceremony, expressed Nigeria’s readiness to welcome Qatari investors, highlighting the country’s commitment to fostering strong economic partnerships.

Nigeria-Qatar Relations Strengthened with Seven New Agreements During President Tinubu's State Visit

The agreements encompass a wide range of areas, including education, employment regulation, and the establishment of a joint business council between the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture. Additionally, agreements were reached in the fields of youth and sports, tourism, and business, as well as a Memorandum of Understanding to combat the trade in narcotics drugs and other psychotropic substances.

The signing ceremony, attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs Yusuf Tuggar and officials from the Qatari Government, marks a significant step towards furthering the relationship between Nigeria and Qatar.

Nigeria-Qatar Relations Strengthened with Seven New Agreements During President Tinubu's State Visit

Following the ceremony, President Tinubu participated in a business and investment forum, where he reiterated Nigeria’s commitment to welcoming investors and highlighted the country’s ongoing reforms and innovations. The forum, which served as a platform to showcase Nigeria’s potential for investment, concluded President Tinubu’s successful two-day state visit to Qatar.

The agreements signed during President Tinubu’s visit are expected to strengthen the bond between Nigeria and Qatar and pave the way for enhanced cooperation and mutual benefits.


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