VIDEO: Buhari welcomes Emir of Qatar on state visit

President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes Emir of Qatar, His Highness Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani. Twitter image
President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes Emir of Qatar, His Highness Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani. Twitter image
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President Muhammadu Buhari received the Emir of Qatar, His Highness Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani, at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday.

According to the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, the emir is in Nigeria on a State visit.

See the video, posted by Ahmad via his verified Twitter handle, @BashirAhmaad:

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Buhari met behind closed doors with the emir at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The emir, on arrival at the villa at about 12.15 p.m., was received by Buhari at the forecourt of the villa.

Buhari introduced some members of his cabinet and aides to the emir, who also inspected a guard of honour mounted by the Guards Brigade.

The Nigerian leader had in February, 2016 visited Qatar, where he held a bilateral meeting with the emir.

The TOTAL POLITICS MAGAZINE (TPM) reports that Nigeria and Qatar signed bilateral agreements, including the agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes Income and four others.

Buhari and the emir are expected to sign some agreements at the end of the meeting.

 

 

(TPM)

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