Medical/Health Care

President Buhari lauds Nigeria and Belarus strong ties

President Muhammadu Buhari says Education is the veritable doorway through which the boundless potentials of youths can be positively harnessed for the benefit of the society and Nigeria at large.

President Buhari stated this at the State House, Abuja while receiving the outgoing Ambassador of Belarus, Vyacheslav Beskosty on Thursday. Beskostyon spent over six years in Nigeria as the pioneer Ambassador of his country.

President Buhari (R) and Ambassador Beskosty (L).

I am impressed by your successful tour of duty, particularly in the area of educational ties between our countries. Over 600 young Nigerians are in your country, trying to guarantee a better future for themselves through education, President Buhari said.

He added that the relationship between Nigeria and Belarus was sure to grow stronger in the years ahead.

Big potentials

Ambassador Beskosty said Nigeria had big potential for economic cooperation with his country, saying that military and technical ties were equally proceeding satisfactorily.

Noting that agriculture development was on the priority list of President Buhari's administration, he said that Belarus has a great role to play in the bid to achieve food self-sufficiency in Nigeria.

The outgoing Ambassador commended the Buhari administration for its service to the nation, adding that people were already seeing significant changes in the country.

Belarus is the world's biggest producer of fertilizers and a giant in production of tractors.

Source: Voice of Nigeria