UNECA : Nigeria’s AfCFTA Committee holds workshop aimed at creating Africa’s transportation hub

November 26, 2020 Market Screener 0 Comments

Addis Ababa, 23 November 2020, ECA – Nigeria’s National Action Committee on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) opened a three-day workshop series today that focuses on making the country the transportation hub for Africa under the trading bloc.

The objective of the series is to develop its national strategy for the transportation sector, including road, shipping, aviation and rail segments for implementing the continental agreement when it becomes operational on 1 January next year.

Speaking at the event, the Minister of state for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum, said that transportation was indispensable in maximizing the potentials of the AfCFTA and key to the competitiveness of the country on the continent. Read More.

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