Nigeria Partners With India On Green Industrial Opportunities 

Nigeria’s Envoy on Climate Action, Ajuri Ngelale, has engaged Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shri Balasubramanian, towards a significant green industrial partnership opportunities.

Ngelale who met with the top India official at the State House Abuja, disclosed that he discussed new partnership opportunities in green industrial development with intentions of building on the commitment of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration to the course.

He further made known that they both agreed on concrete next steps to strengthen cooperation between the two nations, leveraging shared aspirations for economic growth and development.

“Wednesday brought good tidings and quality results to Nigeria’s green industrial drive as I welcomed the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, H.E. Shri Balasubramanian to the State House, before the Federal Executive Council meeting, to detail new green industrial partnership opportunities with the administration of H.E. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which has proved to be one of the world’s most committed governments on green industrial development. 

“We have agreed on actionable next steps in this sphere at a time when the two most populous democracies in Asia and Africa have many shared aspirations for their economies in the present and the future”, Ngelale said.

Following the Federal Executive Council meeting, Nigeria’s coordinator on climate related matters, Ngelale met with Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, and Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp) Managing Director, Dr. Lazarus Angbazo, to take further steps on actualizing Africa’s first eco-industrial park, Evergreen City.

According to him, the discussions yielded major progress and now paving the way for the project’s successful implementation.

“After the Federal Executive Council meeting, we were privileged to exchange views with the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, H.E. Abdullahi Sule, on the establishment of Africa’s first eco-industrial park, Evergreen City.

“In the company of the Managing Director of the Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp), Dr. Lazarus Angbazo, we recorded tremendous progress in our discussions, and a deliverable set of time-bound next steps were agreed to”, he said.




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