FG highlights key reforms, investment opportunities to Canadian delegation

The Honourable Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun and the Honourable Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Sen. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu on Thursday have showcased key reforms and investment opportunities to  Canadian delegation.

The two Ministers met with a high-level delegation of Canadian investors in Abuja.

The Director, Information and Public Relations, Federal Ministry Of Finance, Mr. Mohammed Manga in a statement stated that the  meeting, which was hosted by the African Capital Alliance led by its Chairman, Mr. Okey Enelamah, former Minister of Industry, Trade and Investments, featured discussions on key reforms, investment opportunities, and initiatives aimed at boosting economic cooperation between the two countries.

According to him, the meeting also provided a platform for the Nigerian Government to showcase its economic reforms and investment opportunities to the Canadian Business Community.

He exprpessed in the statatement that the Ministers showcased Nigeria’s potential and commitment to creating a conducive business environment.

“During the meeting, the two Ministers highlighted the key reforms undertaken by the Federal Government, including initiatives to improve the business environment, promote economic growth, and attract foreign investment,” he added.

“This meeting demonstrates our commitment to fostering economic cooperation between Nigeria and Canada*, said Edun.

“We are dedicated to creating a conducive environment for investors and promoting economic growth,” Bagudu  on his part added.

“African Capital Alliance is pleased to facilitate this engagement, which aligns with our mission to promote private sector investment in Africa*, said Mr. Okey Enelamah, Chairman of African Capital Alliance

The Canadian delegation comprising top executives from leading companies expressed interest in exploring Nigeria’s investment landscape.

They included: Victor Dodig, President of CIBC Group, Peter Gilgan, CEO of Mattamy Asset Management, Blake Hutcheson, President of OMERS, Tim Gitzel, President of Cameco, Stephan Crétier, President of Garda World Security Corp., Goldy Hyder, President of Business Council of Canada, Isaac Olowolafe, Co-Founder of BKR Capital and James Christoff, High Commissioner of Canada to Nigeria.

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