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Thursday, November 20, 2014

President Jonathan to meet Nigeria’s high-level investment council in London

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will travel to London this evening to preside over a meeting of Nigeria’s Honorary International Investment Council (HIIC) which opens in the British capital on Friday, November 21, 2014, reports DigitalSENSE Business News

The HIIC, DigitalSENSE Business News gathered was established in 2004 to advice the Federal Government on matters pertaining to Nigeria’s economic development, making the Nigerian economy more competitive globally and attracting greater direct foreign investment to boost domestic industrial growth and job creation.

DigitalSENSE Business News also gathered that discussions at the HIIC meeting in London will focus on the current investment landscape in Nigeria, developments and opportunities in the ongoing upgrade and expansion of Nigeria’s public infrastructure, as well as opportunities and reforms in Nigeria’s rail transportation, power and construction sectors. 

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati disclosed to DigitalSENSE Business News in a press statement dated November 19 in Abuja that President Jonathan would be accompanied to the meeting by key ministers including the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga, the Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, the Minister of Defence, Gen Aliyu Gusau (rtd.) and the Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar. 

DigitalSENSE Business News further learnt that they would be joined by the Coordinator of the HIIC, Baroness Lynda Chalker and other key members of the Council including Haruki Hayashi of the Mitsubishi Corporation, Yves Louis Darricarrere of Total, Andy Brown of Shell, Guillame Roux of Larfarge, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Mr. Jim Ovia, Alhaji Umaru Mutallab, some state governors and Chairmen of the National Assembly Committees on Transport to name a few.

President Jonathan, DigitalSENSE Business News gathered is expected back to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on Sunday, November 23, 2014.

 +Remmy Nweke (ITRealms) @PresidentGEJ @HIIC

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