The Federal Government of Nigeria has opened fresh talks with leading businesses in Greece for Direct Foreign Investment (DFI) in the transport and allied sectors of the economy.
According to a statement issued by Mr Ibrahim Nasiru, the Assistant General Manager General Manager Corporate and Strategic Communications, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi led a team of Chief Executives of parastatals under his Ministry to the 2021 Greek-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce & Technology (GNCCT) and Investment Summit, which held in Athens between 29 and 30 November, 2021.
The Minister’s delegation includes Mohammed Bello-Koko, Acting Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Bashir Yusuf Jamoh, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Managing Director, Bank of Industry; Olukayode Pitan and Acting CEO of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council, Emeka Offor.
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The Nigerian Ambassador to Greece, H.E Opunimi Akinkugbe and the Country’s Ambassador to Germany, H.E Yusuf Maitama Tuggar were among the eminent persons at the summit.
The Athens investment summit focused on discovering high net worth investments in maritime transport, aquaculture, circular economy, education and manufacturing.
The meeting called for increased collaboration between Greece and Nigerian businesses, including relaxation of travel and trade restrictions.
The Greek-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce & Technology (GNCCT) was founded in 1999, to promote bilateral business and investment activities between the Greek and Nigerian private sector.
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