President Bola Tinubu has departed for Paris to join world leaders to review and sign a New Global Financial Pact that places vulnerable countries on a priority list for support and investment, to cushion the effect of climate change, energy crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic.


In a statement by Special Adviser, Special Duties, Communication, and Strategy, Dele Alake, the President will attend the two-day Summit on June 22 and 23, which will explore opportunities to restore fiscal space to countries dealing with difficult short-term financial challenges, specifically the most indebted.


He stated that the President and other global leaders, will examine recovery of economies from the COVID-19 pandemic and rising poverty, with the goal of providing access to finance and investment that will leverage inclusive growth.


The President will return on Saturday, accompanied by members of the Presidential Policy Advisory Council along with other government officials.

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