The People’s Republic of China has pledged to increase the number of Chinese visas issued to Nigerian businessmen willing to travel to China as the country intensifies efforts to contain COVID-19.
The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjiang, made this known, while making his remarks, during a forum on sub-national cooperation between China and Nigeria, in Abuja on Friday. He said that the sub- national cooperation has been playing a unique role in the whole picture of collaboration with Nigeria and definitely has great potential in the future.
The envoy said the move is to strengthen the bilateral trade ties between both countries stressing that China has made the visa procurement process easier as genuine businessmen people and investors can now get visa through the recommendations of the state governments.
He noted that China takes pride in its partnership with Nigeria, which is the biggest economy in Africa, describing it as a high quality bilateral cooperation and a pacesetter in China Africa cooperation. (Text courtesy of Vanguard)