President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has called on world leaders to strengthen relationships across borders to tackle the global threat of terrorism.
He also asked the leaders to be more forthright in intelligence sharing in order to curb the growing sophistication of terrorism.
The President made the call at the State House in Abuja while receiving the Letter of Credence from the news Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. ASSEM MUHAMMED HANAFI ELSEIFY.
He added that the recent attacks in some developed countries, like the United Kingdom, has clearly shown the need for stronger global collaboration and review of security architectures across countries.
President BUHARI also observed that bilateral relations between Nigeria and Egypt in education, training and trade had been historical, urging the new ambassador to work towards expanding and deepening the scope of the relationship.
In his remarks, the Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, ASEEM MUHAMMED HANAFI ELSEIFY said building partnership to tackle the security challenges faced by both countries would be one of his priorities.
President BUHARI also received Letters of Credence from the Ambassador of Benin Republic to Nigeria, Mrs MARCELLINE PAULETTE ADJOVI YEKPE; and Ambassador of Mexico to Nigeria, Mr. ALEJANDRO GARCIA MORENO-ELIZANDO