KARACHI: More than 100 Pakistani companies participated in an exhibition held recently in Lagos, Nigeria under the federal government’s ‘Look Africa’ policy.

According to a press release issued on Tuesday, the event, which was held from Nov 24-25, was jointly inaugurated by Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu along with Nigeria’s minister for trade and industry and Commerce Adviser Abdul Razak Dawood.

Pakistani companies from automotive, engineering, agro food, textile, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, kitchenware, electrical, surgical, leather, sports, and information technology/services sectors put up stalls in the exhibition, which was organised by the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP).

More than 4,000 businesspersons from Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region attended the event.

Twelve Pakistani pharmaceutical, automotive, leather and sports firms had signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs), ranging from $250,000 to $9 million.

Published in Dawn, December 1st, 2021



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