Jonathan receives 4 new ambassadors

The President, Goodluck Jonathan received on Thursday, credence letters from four new ambassadors at the State House in Abuja.

The ambassadors are: Saeed Koozechi of Iran, Antonio Barco of Mexico, Toure Maman of Cote d’Ivoire and Vyacheslav Beskosty of Belarus.

Mr. Jonathan told the new ambassadors to take advantage of the cordial relationship between their countries and Nigeria to develop economic activities for the mutual benefit of the citizens. He described Nigeria as a good market with over 167 million people.

The president assured the diplomats that his administration would cooperate with them during their tenures to attract investments into the country.

In Response, Mr. Koozechi said Iran is sympathetic over the terrorist’s attacks in the country and offered to help.

The Mexican envoy said he would build on the long history of cooperation between his country and Nigeria.

And in her brief remarks, the Ivorian ambassador expressed her country’s appreciation for Nigeria’s role in resolving the recent crises in that country.

The Ambassador of Belarus noted that he is in Nigeria to promote economic and educational cooperation between both countries.

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