Buhari hopes for better relationship with China

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he want better relationship between Nigeria and the People’s Republic of China.

Buhari, who is congratulating, President and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping on his re-election for a third five-year term said he expressed the hope that the future outlook of the strategic partnership with China would continue to blossom in leaps and bounds in the areas of military,

In a statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Sunday in Abuja stated that the Nigerian leader, under the leadership of President Xi, relations between China and Nigeria, which dates back to 1971 when both countries formally established diplomatic ties, have expanded rapidly on bilateral trade and strategic cooperation.

He, therefore optimistic that both countries will work more on political, trade, finance, oil and gas relations.

The president also expressed the belief that such partnership would include cooperation in the telecommunications, agriculture, infrastructure development, and manufacturing sectors.

Buhari wished the government and people of China continued peace, progress, and prosperity under the able and trusted leadership of President Xi.

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