Nigerian minister willing to cooperate with Turkey

Nigerian Mines Minister Tcihan said if Turkey and Nigeria joined resources, they would achieve great success.

Nigerian minister willing to cooperate with Turkey

World Bulletin/News Desk

Nigerian Mines and Steel Development Minister Omar Hamidou Tcihan said Nigeria had very rich mine resources and Turkey should cooperate with Nigeria.

Turkey has the technology and economic growth. If we join these two resources, we will achieve great success, Tchian told Turkish press during his visit to central Anatolian province of Eskisehir.

Omar said that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Nigeria in January was very important for them, adding that a decision on 450 km roadwork was made during Erdogan's visit.

"Turkey and Nigeria have had good relations since Erdogan's visit. I believe we will work in cooperation on mining and energy. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will pay a visit to Turkey on June 4. The President and Turkish Prime Minister will sign energy agreements," said Tchian.

Tchian also touched on the Turkish International and Development Agency's (TIKA) aid activities on health, drinking water and education. 

Last Mod: 04 Mayıs 2013, 09:31
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