The Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, on Tuesday in Abuja said the Nigeria Immigration Service had commenced the issuance of business visa to investors at entry points into the country.

Moro, who disclosed this when he received the Polish Ambassador to Nigeria, Przemyslaw Niesiolowski, said the decision was to help in attracting into the country investors with legitimate businesses.

He said the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan was committed to pursuing policies aimed at enhancing the country?s infrastructure needs.

While noting that Nigeria had a long-time partnership with Poland in various sectors, Moro solicited further co-operation between the two countries.

He pointed out that this should be through the transfer of necessary skills for meeting the country?s infrastructure needs.

“It is imperative that Nigeria should partner countries that are advanced in technology to address the security challenges in the country,?? the minister added.

Speaking to newsmen later, Niesiolowski said that his visit was a follow-up to bilateral agreements signed by Jonathan and the Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk in April.

“The agreements stipulated that Poland and Nigeria should look for more avenues to develop potentials, which are beneficial to both countries.

“I am here to inform the minister that Poland is open to enhancing its co-operation and potentials with Nigeria,?? he said.

Niesiolowski said his visit was to also enable him intimate the minister of the country?s willingness to partner with Nigeria in the area of providing infrastructure and other business ventures.

He said he was hopeful the ministry would provide the embassy with proposals that would be in the interest of both countries.

The ambassador, who disclosed that Poland had made progress in developing its Fire and Prisons Services, said the country would be willing to assist Nigeria improve the sector.


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