Port Harcourt — Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday played host to the United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Fahad AI Taffaq.
Bilateral cooperation were discussed with a zest to pursue common interest in the area of humanitarian support, government to government, business to government engagements towards technology transfer.
These, according to the governor, is to bolster the development of Ibom Deep Seaport, maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities at the Victor Attah International Airport as well as several other strategic partnerships.
Governor Udom also said the partnership promises greater bilateral relations between the State and the Emirates.
In attendance was former Governor, Obong Victor Attah, Dr Iniobong Essien of the Science and Technology Ministry, Mr Edwin James, Abuja liaison officer as well as state government officials.