THE Federal Government on Thursday pledged its readiness to deepen economic ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to further promote investment and trade between both countries. Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa expressed government’s position in Abuja at the Nigerian Hajj and Umrah Exhibition (NHAU) and Forum on investment opportunities between Nigeria and Saudi companies.
The exhibition was put together by Saudi Arabia’s companies in collaboration with their Nigerian counterparts to showcase Saudi products and the business opportunities that are abound in Nigeria. Mrs. Dabiri-Erewa described the exhibition as a good sign for Nigeria’s economy.
She asked Nigerians in the diaspora to partner with their home country, saying the objective of NiDCOM was to create a platform where diaspora investors could invest and partner with the country to build Nigeria.
Assuring the commitment of NiDCOM to partner with the promoters, Yaro Brothers, to also showcase Nigeria’s products in Saudi Arabai in subsequent time, she said NiDCOM through Nigerians in the diaspora would continue to bring investment opportunity to the country.
She said: “The exhibition is simply amazing and to see all these people coming from Saudi Arabia to exhibit in Nigeria, it tells a whole lot of the things Nigerian youths can do and we should all be proud of our country.