Nigeria taps into China’s tech expertise

February 19, 2016 3:59 pm0 comments

Chinese Ambassador, Gu Xiaojie, and Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, in Abuja.LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA has expressed readiness to enhance communication cooperation and exchanges with China.

This emerged from a recent meeting between Chinese Ambassador, Gu Xiaojie, and Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, in Abuja.

The duo exchanged views on bilateral relations and cooperation in communication areas.

“Nigeria cannot develop without the support of communication basis,” Shittu said.

“The Nigerian side wishes to further enhance communication cooperation and exchanges with China in technology transfer, investment, financing and other areas, and promote the development of Nigeria-China relations to a new high with communication cooperation as the spotlight.”

Gu congratulated Shittu on his assumption as Minister of Communications.

He pointed out that in recent years China-Nigeria communication cooperation has achieved fruitful results, leading China-Africa high-tech cooperation.

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Nigeria.

CAJ News

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