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Breaking News: UAE Lifts Visa Ban For Nigerians

Breaking News: UAE Lifts Visa Ban For Nigerians: The visa prohibition for Nigerian visitors was withdrawn by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) yesterday. This went on following a meeting in Abu Dhabi between President Bola Tinubu and his UAE counterpart, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The quick and unhindered restart of Etihad Airlines’ and Emirates Airlines’ flight schedules into and out of Nigeria was another historic agreement reached during the two presidents’ meeting.

Breaking News: UAE Lifts Visa Ban For Nigerians

Breaking News: UAE Lifts Visa Ban For Nigerians

The statement read: “As negotiated between the two heads of state, this immediate restoration of flight activity through these two airlines and between the two countries, does not involve any immediate payment by the Nigerian government.

“In recognition of President Tinubu’s economic development diplomacy drive and proposals today (yesterday) presented by President Tinubu to his counterpart, an agreed framework has been established, which will involve several billions of U.S. dollars worth of new investments into the Nigerian economy across multiple sectors, including defense, agriculture and others, by the investment arms of the government of the United Arab Emirates.

“Additionally, President Tinubu is pleased to have successfully negotiated a joint, new foreign exchange liquidity programme between the two governments, which will be announced in detail in the coming weeks.

“The President wishes to commend the UAE President, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for his unalloyed friendship and determined effort to join hands with him to fully normalize and reset to excellence the standard of relations between the two countries.

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