- June 18, 2021
- Posted by: adminer
- Category: Trade and Industry
The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ms. Mariam Katagum, has said that the United Arab Emirates ( UAE) provided Nigeria with a pavillion worth $2 million dollars, to showcase its products at the upcoming Dubai Expo 2020.
Katagum, who disclosed this in a chat with the media on the Dubai Expo 2020, on Thursday, in Abuja, said the collaboration and participation of Nigeria at the expo would be beneficial to the country, as well as avail it the opportunity to showcase its products.
She said Nigeria would showcase the abundant natural and human resources available in the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT, explaining that critical sectors of the economy such as agriculture, manufacturing and the creative industry would be the nation’s central focus at the expo.
According to her, culture and the youthful generation will also be showcased to the world, to tap into the abundant opportunities available and also to benefit from the Expo.
She stated that the expo was aimed at connecting and inspiring millions of people globally to create a better future, as the world showcases innovation, achievements and aspirations along the Expo’s three sub-themes: Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.
Katagum further said that Nigeria’s participation in the Expo would be anchored on the theme: “Harnessing opportunity, Creating the future”.