Sunday, February 24, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria hosted Brazillian president Dilma Rousseff

The President of Brazil; Dilma Rousseff yesterday paid a state visit to Nigeria at the invitation of President Goodluck Jonathan. This was to have talks on promoting and strengthening the bilateral relations between Nigeria and Brazil and provided strategic guidance and direction at the bilateral talks to further enhance their ties and friendship.

President Jonathan observed that the two countries share a lot in common hence the need to continue to collaborate as both countries can use the sectors to leverage on their economies as well as create jobs for Nigeria and Brazilian men and women..

The Brazilian president on her part said that Brazil will welcome Nigeria with open hands especially as the World Cup approaches. She said she is interested in ensuring that both countries are well positioned in the international scene.

Both presidents called for urgent reform of the United Nations Security Council to make it more democratic and reflective of the changes in the international architecture.

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