Buhari President promises to make Nigeria attractive to investors

The President said this in Istanbul on Friday, October 20, 2017, at the ninth summit of D-8 countries.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to make Nigeria an attractive destination for international investors.

The President said this in Istanbul on Friday, October 20, 2017, at the ninth summit of D-8 countries.

Buhari also said that governments need to encourage trade cooperation among members states by creating enabling policies.

He said "As the D-8, we need to intensify our activities with a view to enhancing various measures and incentives introduced to promote trade and assist the business communities from member-states to invest in our countries and widen our cooperation. We need to work hard to establish integrated manufacturing structures and markets.”

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Adding that ‘‘Nigeria is committed to, and is actively pursuing a policy of trade and investment facilitation for growth.”

D8 (Developing-8), is an organisation aimed at developing co-operation among countries.

Members include: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey.

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