By Emma Peters
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will participate in theAfrica-Europe High Level Forum with other African and European Heads of Statesand Government in Vienna, Austria.
VicePresident’s spokesman Laolu Akande, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the forum was hosted by the Austrian government on behalf of the European Union(EU) and the African Union (AU).
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It would assess how the partnerships between Africa and Europe contribute to
The declaration among other things highlighted the importance of unlocking the potential of the digital economy for Africa and Europe.
It also aimed at contributing to the Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs.
In Vienna, Osinbajo would hold a town-hall meeting with the Nigerian community in Austria; and also attend several bilateral meetings with European government leaders.
Some of the European government leaders are the Prime Minister of Czech Republic,Andrej Babis; Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Sipilä; the Federal Chancellor ofAustria, Sebastian Kurz; and the UK Minister for Africa, Harriet Baldwin.
Osinbajowould also meet with top officials of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.(NAN)