Agric, tech collaboration will deepen bilateral relations between Nigeria and Vietnam – Osibanjo


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria and Vietnam can benefit immensely and deepen their friendly relationships with the opportunities existing in agriculture and technology in both countries.

Osinbajo said this during a courtesy visit by the Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Nigeria, Luong Quoe at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.

“There are specific areas where we have talked about in the past, agriculture is one. There was also talk about cashew processing and rice growing and rice processing where Vietnam has shown great innovation and great success. We think that these are areas where we certainly can do a lot more with cooperation.” he said.

Osinbajo also noted that other areas of collaboration between Nigeria and Vietnam would be in the interaction of young people actively engaged within the technology space in both countries.

In his remarks, the Vietnam diplomat commended Nigeria’s role in Africa as being enormous. He further expressed hopes that Nigeria “would soon recognize Vietnam as a country of full market economy and both countries would sign an agreement on investment, promotion, and protection.

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