Partnership With India Strategic To Nigeria’s Economic Growth-NIPC Boss

Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has felicitated with the  government and people of India on the celebration of their 73rd Republic Day today, to mark the anniversary of their independence.

Ag. Executive Secretary/CEO, NIPC, Mr Emeka Offor made this known in a goodwill message at an event to mark the celebration of the anniversary at the High Commission of India to Nigeria in Abuja.

TheFact Nigeria gathered that the Executive Secretary/CEO described the partnership with India as strategic to Nigeria’s economic development.

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He said: “Nigeria and India share a number of similarities and NIPC considers India to be of strategic importance to Nigeria’s economic development.

“At NIPC, we went through a diligent process to identify countries that are of strategic importance to Nigeria and India was one of 20 countries so identified for investment promotion,” he said.

Mr. Offor also described India as an ICT powerhouse, saying that ICT was one of the sectors that Nigeria was looking forward to for a  partnership with India.

He said: “NIPC will continue to deepen relations with India. We intend to hold more of sector specific events this year to present the opportunities to prospective investors”.

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