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President Tinubu Makes First Foreign Trip, Goes To Paris For Summit On Global Pact

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will embark on his first foreign trip on June 22, since he was sworn in as President on May 29 this year.

He will leave for Paris, capital of France to join world leaders in reviewing and signing a New Global Financial Pact that places vulnerable countries on priority list for support and investment. 

Those are the countries hit by the impact of devastating climate change, energy crisis, and after effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

A statement today, June 19, by Dele Alake, the President’s Special Adviser on Special Duties Communications and Strategy, Dele Alake, said that President Tinubu will participate in the two-day Summit on June 22 and 23, on the opportunities to restore fiscal space to countries that face difficult short-term financial challenges, especially the most indebted; mobilize innovative financing for countries vulnerable to climate change.

The Summit will also foster development in low-income countries, and encourage investment in “green” infrastructure for the energy transition in emerging and developing economies.  

The statement said that 

President Tinubu and the other global leaders, multilateral institutions, financial experts and economists will take a more holistic look at the recovery of economies from the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, and rising cases of poverty, with a view to providing access to finance and investment that will leverage inclusive growth. 

“The Summit, which will be hosted by President Emmanuel Macron of France, will be held at Palais Brongniart.”

The statement said that Tinubu will be accompanied by members of the Presidential Policy Advisory Council and senior government officials.

He will return to Abuja on Saturday, June 24.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will embark on his first foreign trip on June 22, since he was sworn in as President on May 29 this year.

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He will leave for Paris, capital of France to join world leaders in reviewing and signing a New Global Financial Pact that places vulnerable countries on priority list for support and investment. 

Those are the countries hit by the impact of devastating climate change, energy crisis, and after effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

A statement today, June 19, by Dele Alake, the President’s Special Adviser on Special Duties Communications and Strategy, Dele Alake, said that President Tinubu will participate in the two-day Summit on June 22 and 23, on the opportunities to restore fiscal space to countries that face difficult short-term financial challenges, especially the most indebted; mobilize innovative financing for countries vulnerable to climate change.

The Summit will also foster development in low-income countries, and encourage investment in “green” infrastructure for the energy transition in emerging and developing economies.  

The statement said that 

President Tinubu and the other global leaders, multilateral institutions, financial experts and economists will take a more holistic look at the recovery of economies from the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, and rising cases of poverty, with a view to providing access to finance and investment that will leverage inclusive growth. 

“The Summit, which will be hosted by President Emmanuel Macron of France, will be held at Palais Brongniart.”

The statement said that Tinubu will be accompanied by members of the Presidential Policy Advisory Council and senior government officials.

He will return to Abuja on Saturday, June 24.

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