1 Nigeria has opened a new office in Cairo, Egyptto provide visa application, passport, Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) Y National Identity Number (NIN) services in the country.
two Mister Abdul Razaq Musathe Executive Assistant to the President at the Nigeria-Egypt Cultural and Socio-Economic Forum (NESCEF), made it known in a statement made available to journalists on Monday in Abuja.
3 The Nigerian News Agency that the Center was launched as part of the activities of the ongoing Nigeria-Egypt Trade Conference and Exhibition (NETCE) in Cairo, Egypt, from October 10 to 11.
According to Musa, the center will facilitate administrative tasks related to visa and passport applications, BVN Y LITTLE BOY registration services for Nigerians living in Egypt and neighboring Arab countries who wish to travel to Nigeria.
4 Musa stated that the office complex was inaugurated on October 9 by the Nigerian Minister of State for Public Works and Housing, Mr. Umar El YakubSenator of the Egyptian Parliament and Nigerian Ambassador to Egypt, Nura Rimi.
The new building located at 51 Michel Bakom Street Dokki, Cairo, serves as the Secretariat of the Nigeria-Egypt Cultural and Socio-Economic Forum (NECSEF), share location OISproviding services for Nigerian Foreign Missions and Nigerians in the diaspora.
5 The center is opened in collaboration with a Nigerian firm, Integrated Online Solutions (OIS).
6 Mister Mahmoud Ahmaduowner of OIS and president of NECSEF, explained that the building is an important symbol in promoting economic and trade relations between Nigeria and Egypt.
7 He said that with the presence of OIS in Egypt, Nigerians in the country can now register and obtain BVN and National Identity Number (NIN) without traveling to Nigeria.
8 The firm, he said, also provides administrative and payment support for Nigerian passport applications.
9 According to the founder of the leading software solutions provider, established in 2012, the company also supports and facilitates a wide range of online applications in 34 major cities around the world.
10 “Our services also include the provision of biometric visa administrative services, financial services, bank verification number, account opening services (for Nigerian banks), national ID biometric capture and medical tourism,” he said.
eleven On NECSEF, Ahmadu explained that it is a model business association dedicated to promoting successful economic relations and trade relations between Nigeria and Egypt.
12 He said that the Forum aims to promote its members in Nigeria and Egypt, facilitate the establishment of mutually beneficial partnerships between Nigerian and Egyptian companies.
13 According to him, the objectives of the Forum is the organization of conferences, conferences, seminars, exhibitions and other business activities, as well as promoting the economic development of trade relations between citizens living in both countries.
Egyptian officials and business executives were present at the inauguration of the building.
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