Pak-Nigeria to strengthen bilateral ties, with focus on aviation industry.

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ISLAMABAD: A four-member delegation led by Mr. Hadi Sirika, the Minister for Aviation of Nigeria, called on Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar on Saturday to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.

During the meeting, the delegation and the Federal Minister engaged in discussions on increasing people-to-people contact, promoting cultural exchanges, and enhancing touristic and economic cooperation between Pakistan and Nigeria.

They recognized the importance of fostering closer ties in these areas to promote mutual understanding and strengthen the bond between the two nations.

A key focus of the discussion was the aviation field, with both sides emphasizing the need for joint ventures and collaborations in this sector.

They recognized the potential for enhancing connectivity and cooperation in the aviation industry, which would contribute to increased trade and economic growth between Pakistan and Nigeria.

Syed Naveed Qamar warmly welcomed the Nigerian delegation and expressed his commitment to strengthening bilateral trade relations.

He assured the dignitaries of the government’s full support in increasing trade between the two countries, in line with Pakistan’s Look Africa Policy.

This policy aims to enhance economic and trade ties with African nations, including Nigeria.

The meeting concluded on a positive note, with both sides expressing their determination to explore new avenues of cooperation, particularly in the aviation sector, and to work towards deepening economic ties between Pakistan and Nigeria.