Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said that his visit to Tunisia is an opportunity to examine the development of bilateral co-operation and how to strengthen it in various fields.
At a meeting with Tunisian Industry, Trade and Handicrafts Confederation (UTICA) President Ouided Bouchamaoui at the UTICA headquarters, Onyeama who is on a working visit to Tunisia June 21-23, pointed out the importance of co-operation between the Tunisian-Nigerian private sectors, highlighting the real potential of this co-operation which can benefit both countries.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed the areas of activity that are open to the Tunisian-Nigerian partnership, focusing on investment opportunities in the two countries. They also stressed the importance of direct air links between Tunisia and sub-Saharan countries for the promotion of bilateral trade.
Bouchamaoui briefed the Nigerian guests about the business environment in Tunisia, in particular the new investment law, expressing wish that Nigeria and Tunisia work together to reinforce the business climate and bolster bilateral co-operation in the various fields that offer co-operation opportunities to the two countries’ private sectors.