He also reviewed a number of his country’s customs and traditions, pointing out to the Egyptian-Nigerian relations, which flourished after Egypt assumed the presidency of the African Union.
He added that a number of cooperation protocols were signed between the two countries in various fields, the most important of which is in agriculture field, to benefit from Egypt’s experience in the field of irrigation.
He noted that Nigeria is eager to achieve progress in the field of agriculture, in addition to a number of projects and cooperation on Nigerian students in Egypt.
Miyagi stressed that the international conferences and forums held by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi such as the World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh and Aswan Forum, have a great influence in bringing the views closer among the brotherly African countries.
As for Nigerian food, the Nigerian diplomat said that the most famous food they have is porridge in its various ways, adding: “I love Egyptian food and I love Egyptian bread.”
This came during a seminar on the State of Nigeria at Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF51).
Contributed by Basant Ahmed