Diaspora Resources: Nigeria Ready To Partner India- Dabiri-Erewa

Diaspora Resources: Nigeria Ready To Partner India- Dabiri-Erewa
The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa
says Nigeria is ready to strategically partner India to evolve methods
that will be mutually beneficial to  both countries in terms of its
Diaspora resources.
The NIDCOM Chairman stated this at the Indian Diaspora Day and World
Hindu Day in Abuja.
Diaspora Day and World Hindu Day, believes that India with a Diaspora
the population of 31million across the globe is no doubt good resource for
partnership in medicine,  Tourism, Information and Communication
Technology, entrepreneurship, infrastructure among others. “A
partnership between the India Diaspora and the Nigerian Diaspora can
positively impact both countries and the world at large “, she said.
Meanwhile, the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria Mr Abhay Thakur said the oversee Indians are brand ambassadors of the country and have contributed to Socio-Economic stability and development of the country.
Mr Thakur added that Indian Diaspora have been challenged to hit a 1.1
trillion marks of National Reserves in 2025. The High Commissioner also
said Nigeria and India are shining  examples of excellent bilateral
relations, putting the Indian diaspora living in Nigeria at more than
The National President, All India Universities Alumni Association Mr
Robin Njoku enjoin Nigerians in the Diaspora to step up inflow of
remittances to strengthen the economy as Oversee Indians are doing.
The Indian Diaspora Day is celebrated every January 9th to mark the
return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa in 1915.


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