Buhari off to Lisbon on State visit

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Two days after his return from Kigali in Rwanda, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday jet out to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon, on a four-day state visit.

Buhari on Sunday afternoon returned to Abuja after attending the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in the capital of Rwanda, Kigali.

According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President, who will hold official talks with his Portuguese counterpart will be conferred with the country’s National Honour and decorated with ‘Great Collar of the Order of Prince Henry.’

The two Presidents are expected to chair an enlarged bilateral meeting and witness the signing of some agreements bordering on issues of mutual concern.

Buhari will also visit the Portuguese Parliament and hold discussions with its president, Dr Augusto Santo Silva, as well as the Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa.