Nigeria and South Korea have both agreed to intensify their collaboration in trade and shipping development.
The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, made this disclosure on Thursday at a meeting with the Consul General, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Nigeria, Kim In-Taek.
Jamoh and In-Taek stressed the need for both countries to expand their relationship in line with global economic dynamics.
The NIMASA boss told newsmen after the meeting that development of Nigeria’s maritime potential was a critical element of President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic diversification agenda.
He also mentioned that the Republic of Korea was an important partner in the effort to harness the enormous treasures of Nigeria’s marine environment.