Nige­ria, China to forge ties on agric, oth­ers

Daily Trust - - BUSINESS - By Chris Agabi

The Nige­rian gov­ern­ment and the Peo­ples Repub­lic of China, yes­ter­day, agreed to forge stronger col­lab­o­ra­tion on agri­cul­ture, man­u­fac­tur­ing, health, in­fra­struc­ture and ed­u­ca­tion.

Both coun­tries made the com­mit­ment in Abuja when the rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Peo­ples Repub­lic of China, led by the Vice Min­is­ter of Com­merce, Mr Qian Kem­ing, paid a cour­tesy call on the Min­is­ter of Fi­nance, Mrs Kemi Adeo­sun.

Kemi said that they were in Nige­ria to see how China could pro­vide fi­nance to help Nige­ria’s econ­omy.

The min­is­ter thanked the Chi­nese for speed­ily at­tend­ing to mat­ters con­cern­ing Nige­ria through the China Ex­im­bank, say­ing that Nige­ria was happy to col­lab­o­rate with China in crit­i­cal sec­tors.

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