Nigeria / Botswana : strategic cooperation and partnerships to boost economic growth

Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama. Photo: RR

NEWSROOM (ADV) – Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said Nigeria and Botswana have signed agreements on cultural cooperation and diplomatic relations as part of efforts to deepen bilateral relations.

The minister stated this in Abuja after the 4th session of Nigeria-Botswanian Joint Permanent Commission for Cooperation (BNJPCC).

“The signing of the agreements signalled our collective desire to promote political, economic, cultural, social, educational, scientific relations among others.

“It also marked a strategic cooperation and partnership to boost economic growth and create employment opportunities thus making a contribution in the fight against poverty and underdevelopment in our countries,” he said.

The Botswana Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, Unity Dow, expressed satisfaction with the existing relations between the two countries and reiterated the necessity to reinforce these relations for mutual benefits.

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