President MUHAMMADU BUHARI will today depart Abuja for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing Eight (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017.
Prior to the D-8 Summit, President BUHARI, at the invitation of President RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN of Turkey, will participate in an official working visit to Ankara, the capital city.
In Ankara, the president will have a meeting with his Turkish counterpart while delegations from both countries will hold discussions in various fields including defence cooperation, security, educational and migration issues.
The Nigerian leader will also visit the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey in Ankara where he will meet with the Speaker, ISMAIL KAHRAMAN.
The president will be accompanied on the trip by ministers and top government officials, including the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, HAMEED ALI.