INTERNATIONAL

Envoy pledges to strengthen Nigerian-Turkey relations

Amb. Ismail Yusuf, the Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, has promised to promote Nigeria’s interest and further strengthen the existing bilateral relations between the two countries.

Yusuf gave the promise when he presented his Letter of Credence to President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey at the Presidential Palace in Ankara.

Mrs Ibiyemi Robert-Ajiboye, the Minister, Political Matters at the Embassy of Nigeria in Ankara, made this known in a statement to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja.

Yusuf conveyed greetings from President Muhammadu Buhari to Erdogan, expressing gratitude to Turkey’s unflinching support to the nation and its people.

He, however, said that he would use his position as ambassador to further strengthen the bilateral relations between both nations with Nigeria’s interest.

Erdogan in his remarks, offered to assist Nigeria in the fight against terrorism.

He told the ambassador to arrange a meeting between relevant officials from Nigeria and Turkey to work out possible areas of cooperation.

The presentation marked the formal accreditation of Yusuf, who was recently appointed along with other ambassadors and subsequently deployed to various countries.

NAN reports that Yusuf, a career diplomat brings to his new post three decades of diplomatic experience. (NAN)

About author

Articles

A prolific writer of about two decades standing experience
Related posts
INTERNATIONALNEWS

Seme Border: Group charges Amb Buratai to facilitate healthy trade relations, national security between Nigeria/Benin Republic

…passes vote of confidence on Nigeria’s envoy to the Benin Republic Nigeria’s…
Read more
FEATURESINTERNATIONAL

Climate change: Extinction Rebellion Nigeria Coordinator writes President Buhari

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF…
Read more
BUSINESS AND ECONOMYINTERNATIONALLIFESTYLE

COVID-19: 200m people to become unemployed in 2022, ILO warns

The International labour Organisation (ILO) says the economic crisis triggered by the COVID pandemic…
Read more
Newsletter
Get latest news update now

Sign up for News headquarters Daily Digest and get trending updates tailored for you now.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.