Expo 2020 Dubai – An Exciting and Final Segment of the Nigerian Trade & Investment Forum

March 29 00:39 2022

March 28, 2022 – Expo 2020 Dubai – The Nigerian Arabian Gulf Chamber of Commerce (NAGCC) hosted the last instalment of the Nigerian Trade & Investment Forum as part of the ongoing and soon to be concluded Expo 2020 Dubai.

The event featured senior government ministers from the ministries of Power, Water resources and the Federal Capital Territory, showcasing unique investment opportunities to the global audience. The Hon. Minister of Water Resources H.E ENGR. Suleiman Adamu presented the attractive investment opportunities in the water sector, H.E Muhammad Musa Bello, Hon. Minister Federal Capital Territory (FCT) delivered a compelling and comprehensive presentation unveiling powerful opportunities in the FCT, and the ministerial segment was rounded up with a presentation by H.E Goddy Jedy Agba Hon Minister of State for Power.

The Expo 2020 Dubai has over 190 countries participating and driven by a vision to “Connect Minds, and Create the Future” with a mission to offer a global platform for “cross-pollination” between different cultures from around the world. The expo as of February last month had recorded over 13.5 million unique visitors. It combines innovation, technology, art and culture to offer a superior experience with different countries showcasing their very best ideas to the world.

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It will be recalled that the NAGCC in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment, and the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission hosted its first and hugely successful Nigerian Trade & Investment Forum as part of the Expo on the 4th of December 2021 with a Presidential Dinner on the 3rd. His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was the special guest of honour at that event, and in his speech he wooed investors informing them that Nigeria remains the viable and most attractive investment destination in Africa. 

There were no less than 16 senior ministers and Governors from Nigeria along with high-level Emirati delegates led by – His Excellency Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Honourable Minister of State for Foreign Trade, UAE who also attended that event with the President all making powerful cases for investment in Nigeria to the global audience.

Chairman of the organizing committee of the NAGCC Mahmood Ahmadu in his final remarks spoke of his excitement at the success of the event, he further added how elated and encouraged he is by the growing confidence that investors and businesses from the UAE and the Gulf region are entrusting to the NAGCC as the primary gateway into the huge Nigerian market.

About the NAGCC

The Nigerian–Arabian Gulf Chamber of Commerce (NAGCC) is a model bilateral trade association dedicated to the development of prosperous business relationships and economic contacts between Nigeria and all the Arabian Gulf countries (Saudi-Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait & Oman).  

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