President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Japan for the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development.
The conference themed ‘Africa and Yokohama, Sharing Passion for the Future’, will take place between August 28 and 30.
It is expected to focus on Africa’s economic transformation and improvements in business environment and institution through private investment and innovation; promotion of resilient and sustainable African society for human security; and peace and stability in support of Africa’s domestic proactive efforts.
While in Japan, President Buhari would also attend a State Banquet and honour the invitation of Emperor Naruhito to a Tea reception at the Imperial Palace.
In addition to a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president will attend some side-events and meet Chief Executive Officers of some Japanese companies with huge investments in Nigeria.