Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Cui Jianchun on Friday held talks with the Bauchi State government and the business community, including local and national investors, for bilateral assistance from the Republic of China to Bauchi State.
Speaking during the bilateral talks held at Banquet Hall, Government House, Bauchi, Mr. Jianchun said the Chinese government stands ready to help Nigeria and Bauchi State advance the economy in critical sectors through technology for the benefit of citizens.
“I am here in Bauchi with the team of Chinese investors for us to have in-depth discussions with the Bauchi State Government and the State Business Community for possible assistance from us to enable them to improve and develop their activities. We must thank His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed, for his foresight in seeking partnership and collaboration with the Chinese government for investment and other opportunities,” he said. declared.
He assured that as the 14th Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, he will work diligently to deepen relations between China, Nigeria and Bauchi State for mutual benefits.
Unveiling the Bauchi State investment opportunities to the Ambassador, Governor Mohammed said the key sectors being promoted in the state that have potential are tourism, agriculture, natural resources, physical infrastructure , among others.
“This special visit to Bauchi by the Chinese Ambassador is auspicious and gratifying for us and I would like to commend the Chinese government’s bilateral assistance to the State of Bauchi, the coming of Chinese investors to Bauchi has opened the state to international investments and thank us to the Chinese envoy for giving us the opportunity for bilateral engagement,” he said.
Receiving the envoy, accompanied by the governor in his palace, the Emir of Bauchi, Dr. Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu, said in recognition of the important role of traditional leaders in peacebuilding, “there is a need to include culture and tradition in bilateral engagements.