The Islamic Republic of Iran will hold its first trade exhibition in Lagos this month. This is in line with the Nigerian-Iran joint partnership.
Iran has a new policy towards economic cooperation and trade development with the world, with priority to Africa, especially West Africa and plans to to develop economic and trade relations with Nigeria.
The Iranian Ambassador to Nigeria, Saeed Koozechi had said last month that the Iranian government was also planning to establish auto spare parts plants in Nigeria in furtherance of the federal government’s automotive policy aimed at driving indigenous production of vehicles.
Koozechi said, “Two of the biggest car manufacturers in Iran will be featuring in the first Iran Solo Exhibition in Nigeria. These companies are going to show the samples of their cars, minibuses and trucks at the exhibition. We have good knowledge in spare parts production because 90 per cent of the spare parts are produced in Iran locally.
The exhibition is tagged the ‘First Iran Solo Exhibition in Nigeria’, and will hold from Tuesday, June 9 to Thursday, June 11, 2015.
The exhibition will be declared open by the President, Iran Trade Promotion Organisation and Deputy Minister of Industry, Mr.Valiollah Afkhami Rad, supported by the Iranian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Saeed Koozechi.
It is expected to feature over 40 Iranian companies in the manufacturing, oil and gas, building and construction, infrastructure, health, furniture, interior decoration and food industries.
Sponsored by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Trade Promotion Organisation of Iran and Landmark Centre, the exhibition is organised by Pars Rastak International Conferences, Exhibition Research Services, in partnership with the Nigeria-Iran Business Council; Nigeria Association of Chambers of Commerce, Mines, Industry and Agriculture; Nigeria Investment Promotion Council and the Nigeria Export Promotion Council.