Nigeria has again increased the number of its bilateral air service agreements as it signed a simikar agreement with Kuwait.
The signing ceremony took place on Tuesday, 5th December 2023, in Saudi Arabia, symbolizing the collaborative spirit between the two nations.
Prior to the signing of the latest agreement with Kuwait, Nigeria has over 100 existing BASAs with countries across the world.
The air transport agreement with Kuwait is an indirect approval for the commencemwnt of air transport between the two countries.
Speaking during the ceremony,the minister of aviation and aerospace development,Festus Keyamo expressed optimism about the prospects of this agreement, emphasizing its potential to boost trade, tourism, and people-to-people exchanges between Nigeria and Kuwait.
In a press statement issued by the special assistant to the minister, Tunde Moshood, the agreement marks a pivotal moment in the diplomatic relations between Nigeria and Kuwait, opening avenues for enhanced connectivity and economic cooperation.
The accord underscores the Federal Government’s dedication to expanding the nation’s global aviation footprint and creating opportunities for economic growth.
This significant development comes just as Nigeria is actively engaging with international partners to advance its aviation and aerospace capabilities.
While assuring of the federal government’s continuous commitment to fostering strong ties with nations around the world,Keyamo described the latest agreement with Kuwait as a testament to this commitment.
The historic accord which was formalized at the ongoing COP28 in Dubai, reflects a commitment to fostering international cooperation in the realm of aviation.
The agreement the statement equally declared, marks a pivotal moment in the diplomatic relations between Nigeria and Kuwait, opening avenues for enhanced connectivity and economic cooperation.