Buhari’s visit to Turkey attracts 23 Turkish companies

After Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari’s visited Turkey in a bid to strengthen the bilateral trade between the two countries, 23 Turkish electrical manufacturing companies are set visit Nigeria this week.

Mrs Thessa Bagu, who is the Managing Director of Naijalink Ltd., a local firm that connects foreign companies willing to do business in Nigeria to local buyers or sellers, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.

Bagu added that the visit would strengthen trade and economic relations between Nigeria and Turkey.

“Under the ambit of the Turkish Electro Technology Exporters’ Association (TET) – a professional body representing over 7,500 companies – the trade mission will showcase advanced Turkish white goods, electronics, cables and electrical production and distribution equipment,’’ she said.

Bagu said that the mission would comprise Turkish manufacturers, representing companies across consumer electronics and appliances, lighting, cables, electrical transmission and distribution equipment, industrial automation products and specialised cables.

She said that the mission, to be led by the Vice Chairman of TET Board, Mr Mehmet Kavaklioglu, would hold pre-scheduled meetings with Nigerian business operators at Eko Hotel and suites, Lagos, on Thursday.

According to her, Turkey’s fast-growing electronics, white goods and electrical components sector annually exports over 10 billion dollars in goods to the global market.

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