The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs in Nigeria, Umana Okon Umana, praised Thursday in Abuja, King Mohammed VI’s support to hold meetings in the free zones in Africa in a single space to exchange and share knowledge and experiences.
Okon Umana expressed to the press on the occasion of the organization of the Fifth African Union Symposium on Special Economic Zones and Green Industrialization in Abuja, his desire to congratulate the initiators of this event and meetings, especially Morocco and the Tangier Med Group, which provided the necessary conditions and cooperation.
the Nigerian minister said during the seventh annual meeting of the African Union, that his country looking for a free trade agreement that will develop trade in general and intra-African trade in particular.
The Special Economic Zones and Green Industrialization Meeting, and the Seventh Annual Meeting of the African Economic Zones Organization are being held in Abuja, and organized by the African Union Commission from 1 to 2 December under the theme “African Special Economic Zones: Enhancing Resilience and Accelerating the Sustainable Development of Industrial Value Chains”.
the organization was Founded in 2015 by the Tangier-Mediterranean Group of Morocco, it has 82 members representing 42 countries, supports projects of African economic zones and strengthens relations within its ecosystem.