Abu Dhabi, Nigeria discuss investment cooperation

Tue 08-05-2018 19:33 PM

ABU DHABI, 8th May, 2018 (WAM) — Ibrahim Mahmoud Al Mahmoud, First Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce, and Mohammed Dansanta Rimi, Ambassador of Nigeria to the UAE, have discussed ways of promoting mutual cooperation between companies and institutions from Abu Dhabi and Nigeria.

During the meeting, Al Mahmood said that the chamber aims to promote the emirate’s economic and investment cooperation with the private sector and create ties between businessmen, companies and institutions from both the UAE and Nigeria. The UAE’s trade sector has the substantial expertise and capacities to promote cooperation with Nigerian companies, he added.

For his part, Mohamed Helal Al Muhairi, Director-General of Abu Dhabi Chamber, explained the facilitation and services provided by the chamber for foreign companies that aim to invest and establish projects in Abu Dhabi, while calling on Nigerian institutions to benefit from these facilitations and establish investment industrial projects in the emirate.

Al Muhairi added that the coming period will witness progress in the bilateral relations between the two countries. He also highlighted the mutual desire of Emirati and Nigerian companies to reinforce their cooperation and increase their joint investments.

In turn, Ambassador Rimi said that Abu Dhabi has advanced its international economic position through the facilitation and opportunities it provides to foreign investors and businessmen, while highlighting the aspirations Nigerian companies to strengthen their investment cooperation with Emirati companies.

He added that a delegation from his country will soon visit Abu Dhabi, to promote cooperation between Emirati and Nigerian companies in a variety of economic sectors.

WAM/Rola Alghoul/Hassan Bashir



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