President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, the newly-appointed Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Buhari welcomed the appointment, which is combined with the position of Defence Minister, the first ever in the history of the Kingdom.
This was disclosed in a statement by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, on Wednesday.
Buhari revealed that the government and the people of Nigeria looked forward to working with Bin Salman to further deepen and expand excellent bilateral relations.
The Nigerian leader also expressed confidence that with the dynamic and visionary leadership of the government by the Prime Minister under the guidance of his father, ruler of the Kingdom and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the comprehensive strategic partnership of our two states will continue to blossom.
Buhari, who wished the Prime Minister a successful tenure in office, also prayed to Allah to increase his health and wisdom.