ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum was received, Thursday, in audience by President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, in Abuja, to whom he conveyed the “fraternal greetings” of the president of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, the ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday in a statement.
This meeting was an opportunity for both parties to “confirm the need to further develop bilateral cooperation in all areas, expressing their satisfaction with the convergence of their views on the main regional and international issues of common interest. ”
President Buhari, who also expressed “his satisfaction with the quality of the friendly relations that exist between Algeria and Nigeria, asked Mr. Boukadoum to convey his best wishes to Mr. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune”, concluded the press release.
He said projects like the Trans-Sahara road, international gas pipelines, and other areas of economic cooperation would be given adequate attention for the good of the people of the two countries.
Buhari stressed the need for peace, tranquillity and security in African countries, saying; “unless you secure your environment, you can’t manage it well.
“We should all secure our countries, because if we don’t, what do we then bequeath to the next generation. We can’t grow or develop in an insecure environment.”