Nigeria, Kuwait sign air service agreement

Nigeria, Kuwait sign air service agreement

 

The Federal Government and the Government of Kuwait on Tuesday signed a bilateral air service agreement.

The accord was formalised during the ongoing COP28 in Dubai, reflecting a commitment to fostering international cooperation in aviation.

The signing ceremony took place at the Hilton Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, said the agreement marks a pivotal moment in the diplomatic relations between Nigeria and Kuwait, opening avenues for enhanced connectivity and economic cooperation.

In a statement by his spokesman, Tunde Moshood, Keyamo expressed optimism about the prospects of the agreement, emphasising its potential to boost trade, tourism, and people-to-people exchanges between Nigeria and Kuwait.

“The accord underscores the Federal Government’s dedication to expanding the nation’s global aviation footprint and creating opportunities for economic growth.

“The Federal Government remains committed to fostering strong ties with nations around the world, and the bilateral air service agreement with Kuwait is a testament to this commitment,” the statement quoted Keyamo as saying.

CREDIT: PUNCH

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