Wed. Apr 17th, 2024

Japan Nigeria Business Facilitation Council (JNBFC) has held the first round of working group meeting in Lagos State, Nigeria.

“The working group meeting will be held several time on a quarterly basis before the council prepares the annual report, which is expected to be published in November,” a representative of the council disclosed.

Participants at the workshop exchanged their candid views regarding challenges the Japanese companies faced in Nigeria as well as Nigerian government’s efforts to facilitate investment from Japan

The meeting was following the first meeting of JNBFC that was officially launched last November.

The first meeting was led by co-chairs; Mr. Mohamed Baba, Deputy Director of Investor Relations, NIPC; and Mr. OTSUKA Koki, Head of Economic Section of Embassy of Japan.

Also at the workshop were representatives of Japanese private sectors, Nigerian Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs); Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Ministry of Interior; Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) and Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

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