FG reaffirms deep economic relations with Turkey


Buhari and Erdogan
Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey

By Emmanuella Anokam

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to strengthen economic relations with the Turkish government to boost trade and investment.

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Adeniyi Adebayo made this known on Tuesday in Abuja at the Nigeria-Turkey Business Forum organised by Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK), a leading business organisation in Turkey.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the business forum was organised to pave way for both countries’ private sector enterpreneurs to transact business and enable Turkish cooperation to invest in Nigeria.

Adebayo said the event underscored the need for both political and economic cooperation between the two countries, adding that the relationship between Nigeria and Turkey dated back to 1957.

He said that the bilateral relationship had witnessed significant improvement in recent times and Turkey had become a destination…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria