Director General Nigeria-Slovenia Chamber of Commerce, Mr Uche Udungwor, has called Nigerian entrepreneurs, tech start-ups, and business owners to take advantage of the Nigerian-Slovenia Chamber of Commerce bilateral relations to take their business global.
Udungwor while speaking to the media in Lagos on Monday 13th November 2023 said: “Nigeria-Slovenia Chamber of Commerce is to foster bilateral relations between both countries. Part of the Slovenia program for the next five years is tagged go Africa and in the initiative, Nigeria has been ranked number, because of its enormous resources both in human capital and natural and in tapped resources.
Explaining further Udungwor said the visit of the Slovenia business delegation to Nigeria, earlier scheduled to hold from November 6 to 12th 2023 in Abuja and Lagos has been postponed to the first quarter of 2024 for the best interests of both countries. The event is an all-embracing trade mission, with a 25-man delegation led by the Slovenia Minister of Economy.”
“The bilateral relations key areas of interest are: renewable energy ICT, agriculture and agro Allied, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing, oil and gas, mining and steel, commodity trade and commerce machineries, equipment engineering, and construction. Delegates from Slovenia are drawn from the aforementioned sectors.”
Highlighting some of the benefits of being a member of the Nigerian Slovenia Chamber of Commerce,
Chief Executive Officer Pivot Pharmacy Limited/Council Member, Mr Henry Nwankwo said: “Business has gone digital and we have to key into it. Being a member of the bilateral chamber of commerce helps entrepreneurs build integrity and profile as Nigerian entrepreneurs. Members will be allowed to gain global acceptance. ”
“Also business networking will be facilitated by the bilateral relations of both countries. Members of the community are the ones who will benefit from opportunities from these activities.
“Apart from benefiting from expert business consultations, members will also have access to credit facility with reference from the Nigeria-Slovenia Chamber.”
Most importantly, collectively the challenges encountered by members will be presented to the federal Ministry of Commerce for upward review and policy formulation.