Jonathan to leave for Brussels on Wednesday

Channels Television  
Updated June 26, 2012

President Goodluck  Jonathan will on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting, depart for Brussels, the European Union capital, on a one-day official visit to Belgium.

A statement by the Special Adviser to the president on Media, Dr Reuben Abati, announced on Tuesday that President Jonathan is scheduled to deliver a keynote address at the Summit of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) in Brussels on Thursday.

Accompanying the president on the one day trip will be the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru, the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

The Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga, Senator Dahiru Kuta and Honourable Chinda Ogundu will also be amongst the pack.

President Jonathan is expected to meet with the Nigerian Community in Belgium before he returns to Abuja on Thursday evening.