NPA PARTNERS PORT OF MIAMI ON EXPORT AND TRADE FACILITATION
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Port of Miami are collaborating to boost export and trade facilitation programme of the Federal Government.
The United States International trade coordinator at the Department of Regulatory and Economy Resources (RER), Mr. Desmond Alufohai and the Director, Government and International Relations (GIR) for Port of Miami, Ms Debra Owens, said they were at the NPA to explore opportunities in the mineral resources and agricultural produce of the country.
Speaking during their interactive session with the NPA’s Managing Director, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, and the duo expressed their readiness to assist in the development and modernisation of infrastructure at the nation’s sea ports.
The delegation also expressed their determination to partner the NPA in the area of compliance and efficient port system.
The group said it will also assist the country to boost the economy by harnessing the immense opportunities in the exportation of farm produce and mineral resources to America.
In her response, Ms Usman appreciated their gesture and said the Federal Government was desirous of also partnering the port of Miami in the area of tourism.
The Managing Director also sought technological transfer in the area of standardization of farm produce, its preservation and packaging to meet international standard.
At the forum were Executive Directors and other top management team of NPA.
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