President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, is leading a Senate delegation on a three-day parliamentary visit to Russia.
It is aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship between both countries.
During the visit which begins today, Saraki would address the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (Senate of Russia) and hold meetings with the Chairperson of the Federation Council, Ms. Valentina Matviyenko, Chairman of the State Duma, Mr. Vyacheslav Volodin and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mr. Mikhail Bogdanov, to exchange views on issues of Nigerian-Russian cooperation.
Senators will also hold side meetings with corresponding committees of the Federation Council of Russia. Read more