German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has invited Nigeria’s President- elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to attend the Group of Seven industrialized nations of the world (G-7) summit to be held in Berlin, the German capital on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015.
Merkel’s invitation was delivered by the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Michael Zenner, at the Defence House, Abuja, on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
Merkel heads the G-7 group which has Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and the United States as members.
While delivering the invitation, Zenner said: “We have a very deep and intense relation with Nigeria and there are several areas where we can deepen our relation and develop them further such as in the area of economy and energy among others.
“We have a bi- national commission with Nigeria and we are one of the countries with which Nigeria has this bi-national commission and it covers the whole range of political, economic and security areas. There are many areas in which we can move further and deepen our very close cooperation.”