China media group, UniAbuja move to enhance Africa cooperation growth

China media group, UniAbuja move to enhance Africa cooperation growth

23
Reach the right people at the right time with Nationnewslead. Try and advertise any kind of your business to users online today. Kindly contact us for your advert or publication @ Nationnewslead@gmail.com Call or Whatsapp: 08168544205, 07055577376, 09122592273

The China Media Group Africa and the University of Abuja have organised a global media dialogue in a move to focus on enhancing China-Africa cooperation in new quality productive forces to realise high-quality growth.

The dialogue had no fewer than 50 people in attendance, including political party representatives, government officials, scholars, media representatives, and students from the University of Abuja to discuss ways to deepen China-Africa cooperation and capitalise on development opportunities by aligning China’s strategies with African needs.

Speaking during the dialogue, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, Abdul Rasheed Na’Allah, expressed hope to benefit from China’s development plans.

He emphasised the university’s willingness to deepen cooperation, particularly in aerospace and agricultural science.

“The University of Abuja has established an innovation centre and hopes to jointly promote the research and development of new quality productive forces with China, thereby leading Nigeria’s development and progress” Na’Allah said.

On his part, Wang Yingqi, Minister-Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria, highlighted China’s shift towards high-quality development and its willingness to work with Nigeria to foster new productive forces.

Wang said: “In the past ten years, China’s innovation ranking has improved significantly – its new energy, high-end equipment, and biotechnology have improved significantly. The proportion of emerging industries in the economy continues to increase.”

He also noted that “The cooperation between Nigeria and China in economy, investment and trade is in a leading position among African countries.

“China-Nigeria cooperation has made positive contributions to the healthy development of economic globalization. China is willing to work with Nigeria to jointly cultivate new productive forces and create new development patterns.”

Also in attendance was Yabagi Sani, chairman of the Action Democratic Party of Nigeria as he stressed the complementary nature of China and Africa’s resources and advantages, proposing deeper cooperation to promote high-quality development.

According to him: “China has rich experience in the field of digital economy and e-commerce. China can help African countries achieve digital transformation in industries such as finance, medical care and education, and promote Africa to accelerate economic growth and achieve leapfrog development.”

The Director General/CEO of Voice Of Nigeria, Jibrin Baba Ndace, commended policies like the Belt and Road Initiative for promoting infrastructure development and economic integration in Africa.

“The new productivity and high-quality development strategies proposed by China are of far-reaching significance, which will bring China-Africa cooperation into a new stage, and will further unleash the huge potential of China-Africa cooperation through innovation and capacity building” Ndace noted.

ALSO READ: Tinubu, other party leaders to attend Anambra APC empowerment rally

Meanwhile, the Deputy Director of the Industrial Development Department of Nigeria’s Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment, Ali Adamu, emphasized the need for Nigeria to improve productivity with China’s assistance, especially in advanced manufacturing.

“Nigeria needs to improve productivity with the help of China. China’s experience in advanced manufacturing can help Nigeria accelerate the pace of industrialisation.”

During the interactive session, participants highlighted the importance of manufacturing and industrialization for Africa’s development, suggesting that African countries actively attract investment from Chinese enterprises.

Overall, participants appreciated the dialogue as a valuable platform for understanding China’s new trends and enhancing exchanges between Nigeria and China.

ALSO READ THESE TOP STORIES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE 

 


Reach the right people at the right time with Nationnewslead. Try and advertise any kind of your business to users online today. Kindly contact us for your advert or publication @ Nationnewslead@gmail.com Call or Whatsapp: 08168544205, 07055577376, 09122592273



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *