In furtherance of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed during the Nigeria Iran Joint Commission, the Islamic Republic of Iran will hold its first trade exhibition in Lagos Nigeria this month. Tagged First Iran Solo Exhibition in Nigeria, the exhibition will hold at the Landmark Center, Lekki, Lagos State, from Tuesday June 9th to Thursday June 11th.
The First Iran Solo Exhibition will be declared open by the President of Iran Trade Promotion Organization and Deputy Minister of Industry, Mr.Valollah Afkhami Raivd, supported by the Iran Ambassador in Nigeria, Mr. Saheed Koozechi, while the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, is the Special Guest of Honour.
Among other things, the exhibition will feature over 40 Iranian companies in manufacturing, oil and gas, building and construction, infrastructure, health, furniture, interior decoration, and food industry.
Sponsored by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, The Trade Promotion Organisation of Iran and Landmark Center, the exhibition is organised by Pars Rastak International Conferences, Exhibition Research Services, in partnership with the Nigeria Iran Business Council (NIBC), Nigeria Association of Chambers of Commerce, Mines, Industry and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Nigeria Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) and the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC).
Speaking on the exhibition, the Iran Ambassador in Nigeria, Mr. Saheed Koozechi, said that the exhibition is designed to expand trade relations with Nigeria. He said, “This exhibition will open doors of opportunities for both Iranian and Nigerian companies and businesses.
It will help to identify each other’s capacity in order to deepen trade relations between the two countries. Right now, Iranian companies do not know the opportunities available in Nigeria. , and Nigeria is a very big market, especially with its big population and resources.