FRANCE IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVE RELATIONS WITH NIGERIA SAYS AMBASSADOR.

FRANCE IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVE RELATIONS WITH NIGERIA SAYS AMBASSADOR.

THE FRENCH EMBASSY IN NIGERIA ON MONDAY REAFFIRMED THE COUNTRY’S COMMITMENT TO ENSURE IMPROVED RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA, AMBASSADOR JÉRÔME PASQUIER, MADE THIS KNOWN IN AN INTERVIEW WITH NEWSMEN ON MONDAY IN ABUJA.

HE SAID NIGERIA AND FRANCE WOULD PARTNER IN SUCH AREAS AS CLIMATE CHANGE, EDUCATION AND FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM.

HE SAID THAT HIS COUNTRY HAD ORGANISED ACTIVITIES TO COMMEMORATE THIS YEAR’S INTERNATIONAL FRANCOPHONE WEEK IN NIGERIA TO STRENGTHEN THE TIES.

THE WEEK IS SCHEDULED TO START FROM MARCH 18TH TO 23RD, ON THE THEME: “FRENCH LANGUAGE, CONNECTING FOR ACTION” TO MARK THIS YEAR’S INTERNATIONAL FRANCOPHONE DAY, CELEBRATED GLOBALLY ON MARCH 20. THE AMBASSADOR COMMENDED THE ABILITY BY SOME NIGERIANS WHO SPEAK FRENCH LANGUAGE TO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE GROWTH IN TRADE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.