By Abubakar Baba Ahmad
Nigeria’s Ambassador to Malaysia Dr Hajara Ibrahim Salim has formally presented her letter of Credence to the Head of State and King of the country Yang di-Pertuan Agong, His Majesty Sultan Abdullah Al Mustapha Billah Shah.
Dr Hajara Salim who was appointed High Commissioner to Malaysia and Brunei around February this year was unable to present her letter of credence due to restrictions and measures put in place to reduce the effect of Covid 19 in the country.
Presenting the letter at the Royal Palace of Istana Negara, Ambassador Hajara Salim extended President Muhammadu Buhari’s warm felicitation and gratitude for the country’s hospitality and friendship.
After the brief ceremony, Ambassador Salim and His Majesty King Abdullah discussed issues of mutual benefit and restated commitment towards strengthening bilateral relations between the two nations.
Ambassador Dr Hajara Salim who was accompanied to the ceremony by some officials of the embassy marks her first official engagement in the country and is also expected to present a concurrent letter to the Sultan of Brunei at a later date.