Nigeria Requests India To Grant Visa On Arrival To Nigerians

Federal Government is requesting India to grant visa on arrival to Nigerians as a reciprocal gesture.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made the request at the G-20 meeting in India.

Onyeama, according to a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Sarah Sanda, also requested India to fast-track the issuance of business visa to Nigerians.

The minister emphasized the need for bilateral trade between both countries.

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, is in New Delhi, India, to participate in the G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting hosted by India.

The meeting will focus on strengthening multilateralism and deepening cooperation on food and energy security, sustainable development, counter-narcotics, global health, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, gender equality, and women’s empowerment.