The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which provides a platform for the nations to engage each other bilaterally.
The MoU was signed on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters in Abuja, and was disclosed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, via his Twitter handle on Tuesday.
While Onyeama signed the document on behalf of the Nigerian government, the UAE was represented by the Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Fahad Al Taffaq.
Onyeama tweeted, “On behalf I@NigeriaGov, I signed an MoU with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) represented by @altaffaq, UAE Ambassador to Nigeria. The MoU provides the platform through which the countries can engage each other bilaterally in many areas- legal, commercial, etc.”
Why it matters
The MoU on establishing a Joint Commission seeks to enhance bilateral cooperation and engagement between both countries in many areas.