WTO working to facilitate trade, investments in Nigeria –Okonjo-Iweala

July 26, 2021 Punch 0 Comments

The Director-General, World Trade Organisation, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said that the global trade agency was working to facilitate trade and investments in Nigeria.

She explained that the WTO under her leadership was involved in the actualisation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement to enable Nigeria to benefit more economically.

This, she said, would generate more industries, manufacturing, and also increase trade between Nigeria and other countries.

Okonjo-Iweala spoke from Geneva at the 2021 National Diaspora Day webinar with the theme, ‘Diaspora Integration for National Peace and Development’, moderated by the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, in Abuja on Sunday.

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