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Trade minister participates in 62nd Nigeria Independence Day
10 October 2022  -  Sector :  -  Entity :  -  Category : General

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Egypt-Nigeria trade amounted to $145 million in 2021.

Cairo- Oct 10, 2022

On behalf of Egypt’s premier, Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir has taken part in the celebration marking the 62nd Nigeria’s Independence Day at its embassy in Cairo, in the presence of the Nigerian minister of works and housing, Ambassador Nura Rimi, and a host of ambassadors of foreign countries in Egypt.

Samir conveyed the greetings of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly to the Nigerian government and people on the occasion of the 62nd independence anniversary.

“Egypt and Nigeria enjoy long-standing ties that go back 61 years, based on mutual trust and respect, and joint efforts in various fields,” Samir said, stressing keenness on further deepening bilateral cooperation to best serve the interests of both nations.

He noted that economic relations between the two countries have witnessed unprecedented momentum over the past years. “Numerous Egyptian companies worth $1 billion are operating in the Nigerian market, while bilateral trade amounted to $145 million in 2021,” Samir added.

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