The Nigerian authorities on Tuesday, signed an agreement with China to determine an intergovernmental committee to arrange the agreements between the 2 international locations.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama in a gathering on Tuesday with the Chinese Envoy, Wang Yi talked about issues referring to relations between Nigeria and China.
They mentioned points resembling railway, schooling, prisoner-exchange programme, entry to vaccines for Nigeria and the well being sector.
Foreign affairs minister, Goeffrey Onyeama, whereas briefing reporters on Tuesday after a bilateral assembly with the visiting Chinese out of the country minister, Wang Yi, mentioned the federal government is participating China to assist the nation entry vaccine for Nigeria, noting that China is among the many international locations that has developed COVID-19 vaccines.
Onyeama famous that China has immensely assisted Nigeria in the course of the emergence of COVID-19, saying China’s donation of protecting gear has positively impacted the nation within the struggle in opposition to COVID-19 in the course of the first wave.
Meanwhile, the minister has additionally revealed that plans are underway to have a direct flight from Nigeria to China.
“We want to establish a direct air link with China. We hope that very soon, a Nigerian carrier would be carrying out scheduled flights to China in the not too distant future,” Onyeama mentioned.
Mr. Onyema later took to his Twitter deal with to say that each international locations have signed an agreement to determine a governmental committee to coordinate and cooperate.
The assembly was attended by the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, as well because the Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora.