Nigeria’s consulate in Dubai supports country’s GITEX 2015 participation

Dubai skylineTHE Nigeria foreign mission in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) through its Consulate in Dubai has expressed support for the country’s participation in the GITEX Technology Show scheduled to hold in Dubai next month, October.

Nigeria Consul General, Dubai, UAE, Ambassador Dr. Mike Omotosho, affirmed that the foreign mission in the UAE would mobilize business ventures in the UAE representing different countries to pally with Nigeria’s technology ventures during the five-day ICT expo touted as the 3rd largest in the world.

GITEX attracted over 145, 000 trade visitors last year from over 115 countries and Nigeria was the Official Country Partner. The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is facilitating Nigeria’s participation. The NITDA has already drawn participation from other sister agencies including the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC).

Africa’s largest economy would be welcoming investors and global partners to explore the country’s diverse opportunities inside the Nigerian Pavilion at the Sheikh Rashid Hall where Nigerian is hosting 20 established local companies and startups.

The exhibiting companies included Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Limited, Data Sciences Nigeria Limited, Precise Financial Systems (PFS) Limited, RLG Communications Nigeria Limited, Sidmach Technologies Nigeria Limited, SKtel Nigeria Limited and the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), a professional, non-profit, non-political umbrella organisation of all telecommunications companies of Nigeria.

Others are Sasware, Chams Plc, Agrovative Limited, Blubird Retail Management Limited, Cribpark Systems Limited, Hutbay Limited, Largeminds Enterprise Limited, Medrep, Smart City and Truppr. The 20 exhibitors feature eight startup companies that the NITDA is promoting to the global event to facilitate business pitches for the budding ventures.

“We are here to promote the interest of Nigeria and Nigerians. We know this will boost our country’s business interest and also offer an additional window to showcase the strong and positive attribute of Nigeria as a country not only in the ICT sector but other economic areas.

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