Nigeria, South Africa to issue 10-year visa to businessmen, academics

As part of the outcome of President Buhari’s visit to South Africa is that the two countries have agreed to issue 10-year visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers to both countries.

The agreement was reached in a meeting by the leaders on Thursday. And it is the first time  both presidents will preside since the Bi-National Commission was elevated.

According to the two governments, The decision was taken to encourage more people-to-people contacts among  citizens of both countries and further strengthen socio-cultural, economic and political relations.

In a statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, both countries also agreed to re-establish the consular forum, which is a structured arrangement where both governments meet regularly, at least twice in a year, to discuss welfare of citizens.

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