Aviation: NAHCO, Egypt Strengthen Business Ties
The Nigeria Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO Aviance) Plc and Egypt have expressed their willingness to strengthen their business relationship, a statement from NAHCO Plc said.
The statement said the fresh zeal to grow the relationship was echoed during a visit of the NAHCO’s chairman Suleiman Yahyah to the Egyptian Embassy in Abuja last week.
During the visit, Mr. Yahyah said there was an urgent need to up the business ties between Nigerian investors and those from Egypt, while making reference to the current effort between Nigeria and Kenya.
He said NAHCO is desirous of facilitating a Round Table talks for investors from both countries, expressing optimism that such talks may lead to fresh bilateral agreements.
In his response, Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria Ashraf Salama commended NAHCO for its efforts towards reviving business relations between the two peoples.
He said such efforts would help the two countries grow their business relationship, adding that currently Egypt Air does a minimum of 16 flights per week to Nigeria
Ambassador Salama added that he would also want the relationship to consider the agriculture and the health sector.
Speaking at the meeting also, Managing Director of NAHCO Nobert Bielderman said the aviation company is a member of the British-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and does a lot of exports based on that relationship and would like this sort of relationship to be extended to Egypt.
NAHCO provides a comprehensive handling of the ground operations for Egypt Air in Nigeria.