NNPC, Turkey To Strengthen Trade Relations, seeks non-oil trade deals
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its desire to extend Nigeria’s trade relations with Turkey beyond crude oil.
The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari, mentioned this When the Ambassador of Turkey to Nigeria, Mr Melih Uluren, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja on Thursday.
Kyari disclosed that the Turkish national oil company has trade relations with NNPC.
He further said that the NNPC would build on the existing trade relations with Turkish Petroleum.
“We are looking forward to greater cooperation between NNPC and Turkish Petroleum such that we find business in other areas like infrastructure development that both countries will be interested in promoting.”
Speaking during the visit, Uluren said Turkey is more than eager to deepen the economic ties with Nigeria.
Uluren congratulated Kyari on his appointment as new GMD, expressing that his choice for the position was well thought-out as his reputation as an astute leader was well known in the diplomatic community.