Thursday, 12 April 2012

Bala calls for closer tiers with Pakistan to combat terrorism

The FCT Minister, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has called for closer security collaboration between Nigeria and Islamic Republic of Pakistan to share experiences in the area of  counter-terrorism 

.The Minister made this call, while receiving the participants of the Pakistani National Defence University that were in Abuja for a study tour of the capital territory

The Minister remarked that the Pakistanis had passed through similar difficult security challenges and urged the Pakistani defence to share their experiences with Nigerian security personnel on the fight against terrorism.

He also highlighted the investment opportunities in the FCT, revealing that the government hopes  to develop and build the capital city to be rated as one of the 20 most beautiful cities in the world by 202020

Speaking earlier, the leader of the delegation, Brigadier-General Syed Haider Naqir said  they were in  Abuja to share experiences and cultural exposure with the people of the FCT 

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