- Staff Report
Islamabad: Nigerian High Commissioner in Pakistan, H.E. AMB. MOHAMMED BELLO ABIOYE said prospects are very high to further improve bilateral economic and trade cooperation between Nigeria and Pakistan, however, he underscored the need of removing bottlenecks in enhancing the present bilateral trade volume between the countries.
AMB. MOHAMMED BELLO ABIOY was talking with Mr. Sohal Altaf Former Vice President of FPCCI during his visit to the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Capital Office, Islamabad.
The Nigerian High Commissioner said trade and economic volume between Nigeria and Pakistan are very low, which should be improved by taking full advantage of available opportunities and bringing these relations to a new peak through the establishment of business-to-business contacts, launching of joint ventures, utilizing all resources, potentials and each other’s experiences at an optimal level.
Mr. Abiyo emphasized the need to remove hurdles, especially problems that have been faced by the business community of both countries on a priority basis. He added that the issue of price non-competitiveness should be resolved as soon as possible. He also emphasizes the implementation of the MOU signed during the visit of the President of Pakistan to Nigeria, especially the establishment of the Joint Chamber of Commerce.