France has assured Nigerian business owners that their visa applications to the country will be processed with ease henceforth.

Mr. Laurent Polonceaux, the Consul General of the French Embassy in Lagos, made this known on Tuesday at a press briefing organised by the Franco-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry to discuss the upcoming French Week.

The French government seeks to improve the trade relationship between France and Nigeria by ensuring that Nigerians with legitimate businesses in the country aren’t made to experience any difficulty when travelling to France

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According to him, “We will do all we can to facilitate trade relationship between Nigeria and France to make it easier to go to France for Nigerian people having the desire to go to France to do business”.

A section of the French Embassy called ‘Business France’ is meant to promote business between the countries, as well as a complete economic, commercial and development finance team committed to supporting Nigerian companies with loans and equity contributions.