On 22 of August 2012 the taking office protocol and presentation meeting between Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade and H.E. Abba Abdullahi Tijjani, Ambassador of Federal Republic of Nigeria had taken place.
Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade and H.E. Abba Abdullahi Tijjani, Ambassador of Federal Republic of Nigeria
Prof.dr.Anton Caragea express his heart felted congratulation on the occasion of beginning of mandate of Mr. Abba Abdullahi Tijjani, appreciating that between European Council on Tourism and Trade and Nigeria there is a long and positive history of cultural, economic and political cooperation and a large area of common interests , designed to forge a good understanding.
The European Council on Tourism and Trade – Nigeria relationship has the ability to become an example of building an economic and cultural exchange area between Africa and Europe, remarked Professor Anton Caragea.
Now it is an auspicious moment for reconstructing and rebuilding the framework of dialogue and friendship between Europe and Nigeria, as the level of bilateral expectations is greater and the political and economic desire for such a favorable expansion of activities is marked clearly.
H.E. Abba Abdullahi Tijjani had expressed his satisfaction and appreciation for the encouragement`s offered by prof.dr.Anton Caragea and had stated that the vision of a economic, politic and cultural special relationship between Nigeria and Europe is a common shared vision.
The main area of bilateral cooperation could be tourism, economy and culture for the next period, appreciated Ambassador Abba Abdullahi Tijjani.
The dialogue had continued on exploring concrete sphere of economic activity interesting such as banking systems, tourism cooperation, agricultural development, high-tech technologies where highlighted as main topics on the agenda.
During the meeting where tabled also different aspects and analyses of economic, political and cultural bilateral relations and on ways of fostering this dialogue on to the future also Ambassador Abba Abdullahi Tijjani presented Nigeria candidature for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD FOR 2013.
Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade receives a Nigerian art work.
The amicable dialogue concentrated also on the possibility of a Europe-Nigeria Economic Forum and a series of academic and political events destined to mark Nigerian economic and political advance in the African region.
The comprehensive dialogue led the foundations of a successful diplomatic mandate and fostering the relations between Europe and Nigeria and constitutes a promise for re-launching a traditional tourism action towards Nigeria.