The Bilateral Relationship Between Nigeria And Arab Republic Of Egypt, An Excellent One - Fashola
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, BabatundeRajiFashola SAN has commended the excellent bi-lateral relationship between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Arab Republic of Egypt which he described as very cordial and long standing one.
The commendation came on the heels of a courtesy call today at his Mabushi office by the former Prime Minister and current Assistant to the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt for National and Strategic Projects, His Excellency, Sherif Ismail.
Fasholaexpressed appreciation for the consistent and strong commitment of the Republic of Egypt to partnering with Nigeria Government in constructing solid and durable roads, on contracts awarded to Arab Contractors thereby justifying the confidence repose in them.
The Minister posited that with the bi-lateral relationship between Nigeria and Egypt, he is optimistic that very soon theinfrastructural deficit in the African Continent will be reduced to the barest minimum.
Fashola, called for the intensification and exploration of new opportunities in areas of trade and investment between the two countries. In his words “trade is our primary concern at the moment. Trade is our focal point of interest.”
He noted that the present administration under the leadership of President MuhammaduBuhari investedimpressively in an attempt to ensure that Nigerians have regular power supply. Fashola therefore urged theEgyptian Investors to support their electricity companies in Nigeria to invest in providing meters to Nigerians.
Earlier, the Assistant to the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt for National and Strategic Projects, His Excellency, Sherif Ismail stated that he came with members of his entourage to exchange ideas with the Nigerian Government on how both countries can explore opportunities of infrastructural development and further improve on their investment capacity in Nigeria.
Sherif added that they came to deepen the bi-lateral relationship that exist between their country and Nigeria – a country which he described as a great nation.
FASHOLA AT THE MAIDEN EDITION OF CONFERENCE OF IDEAS THE BRF GABFEST 2018
Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN 2ndright Chairman Dangote Group Alhaji Aliko DangoterightExecutive DirectorCEO Nigerian Export Promotion CouncilMr Segun Awolowo left and Chairman Forte Oil PLC Mr Femi Otedola 2ndleft during the maiden edition of the conference of ideas tagged BRF GABFEST 2018 with the theme The Youth in Nigeria Mapping the Future to mark the 55th Birthday of the Hon Minister at the City Hall Lagos onThursday 28th June 2018
FASHOLA KACHIKWU ONNOGHEN AT THE 3RDIIPELPNJI ANNUAL JUDGES WORKSHOP ON PETROLEUM GAS AND POWER SECTORS
Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SANmiddle representative of the Ag President and Hon Minister of State Petroleum Resources Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu left and representative of the Attorney General of the Federation Mr Pius Otehmiddle during the Opening Ceremony of the 3rdIIPEPNJI Annual Judges Workshop on Petroleum Gas and Power Sectors at the Aloysius Katsina Alu Seminar Block National Judicial Institute Abuja on Monday 19th June 2017