EU Pledges to Partner Nigeria on Investments, Developmental Issues

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The European Union (EU) Commission yesterday said it would continue to partner Nigeria on business opportunities, investments and other development initiatives.

The Executive Vice President of the European Union (EU), Ms. Margrethe Vestager gave the assurance during a visit to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investments, Mr. Adeniyi Adebayo, in Abuja.

Vestager who was completing her five-day working visit to Nigeria reiterated EU’s commitment to intensify cooperation with Nigeria in the areas of agri-food, energy & infrastructure.

Vestager said: “I have trust in agriculture as it has the capacity to create access to trade channels that would otherwise be difficult.”

She said the EU was open to holding high level talks with Nigerian authorities with a view to knowing specific priorities that benefit the citizenry.

“We are open to holding high level talks with Nigerian authorities to…



Source: Thisday Newspaper