President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said Nigeria will work together with Norway, a major fish exporting country, to deepen agricultural cooperation, particularly on fish farming and fisheries development. Speaking at a farewell audience with the outgoing Ambassador of Norway to Nigeria, Ambassador Rolf Ree, President Buhari said his administration will continue to promote agriculture as an alternative revenue earner for the country.
In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President also welcomed the humanitarian aid provided by Norway and some European Union member countries in support of Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria. He reaffirmed the Federal government’s commitment to exploring opportunities to ensure the rehabilitation and safe return of affected persons to their communities.
Also receiving the outgoing Ambassador of Mexico, Mr Anthonio Garcia Blanco, he commended the cordial relations between both countries in the forty years of their diplomatic relations.