Nigeria’s top business delegation to visit Iran – Business News
According to the International Affairs Department of Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade, the delegation is expected to arrive in Tehran on June 7.
He is scheduled to meet senior Iranian officials, including First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber, Commerce Minister Reza Fatemi Amin and Speaker of Parliament Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.
Facilitating trade between Iran and Nigeria, boosting bilateral trade and striking trade deals will be high on the negotiating agenda in Tehran.
During the visit, the Nigerian business delegation will hold face-to-face talks with Iranian businessmen to discuss ways to tackle obstacles that hamper business between the private sectors of the two countries.
Also at the end of the visit, several cooperation documents and memoranda will be signed between Iran and Nigeria by Fatemi Amin and Onyeama.
The trip is part of Iran’s plan to develop trade ties with African countries. The agreements are expected to significantly increase bilateral trade between Iran and Nigeria in a short period of time.
Nigeria is one of Iran’s four main trading partners in Africa. Earlier, the director general of the Arab-Africa office of the Iranian Trade Development Organization, Farzad Piltan, stressed the need to intensify efforts to increase exports to Nigeria in the post-corona situation.
“The value of exports from Iran to Nigeria in the first ten months of the year 1400 (Persian calendar year which ended on March 20) was close to $86 million, which shows a growth of 644% compared to the same period last year,” Piltan noted. .