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Africa: Nigeria and Kuwait Fortify Aviation Ties With Historic Bilateral Agreement

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In another landmark move, the Federal Government of Nigeria, represented by the Honourable Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo SAN CON FCIArb (UK), has inked a significant bilateral air service agreement with the State of Kuwait.

According to a press release by the Special Assistant, Media and Communications To The Honourable Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Tunde Moshood, the historic accord was formalized in Riyadh at the 15th International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Air Services Negotiation event, ICAN 2023, reflecting a commitment to fostering international cooperation in the realm of aviation.

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The signing ceremony took place on Tuesday, 5th December 2023, at the prestigious Hilton Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, symbolizing the collaborative spirit between the two nations.

The agreement marks a pivotal moment in the diplomatic relations between Nigeria and Kuwait, opening avenues for enhanced connectivity and economic cooperation.

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Minister Festus Keyamo SAN CON FCIArb (UK) expressed optimism about the prospects of this agreement, emphasizing its potential to boost trade, tourism, and people-to-people exchanges between Nigeria and Kuwait.

The accord underscores the Federal Government’s dedication to expanding the nation’s global aviation footprint and creating opportunities for economic growth.

This significant development comes as Nigeria actively engages with international partners to advance its aviation and aerospace capabilities. The Federal Government remains committed to fostering strong ties with nations around the world, and the bilateral air service agreement with Kuwait is a testament to this commitment.

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