ABUJA, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria has decided to issue business visa to investors at entry points into the West African country, the most populous in the continent to attract more visitors, according to Minister of Interior Abba Moro. The decision was to attract into the country investors with legitimate businesses, the minister told visiting Polish Ambassador to Nigeria Przemyslaw Niesiolowski during a meeting in Abuja on Tuesday.
He said the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan was committed to pursuing policies aimed at enhancing the country's infrastructure needs. While noting that Nigeria had a long-time partnership with Poland in various sectors, Moro solicited further cooperation between the two countries.
The minister pointed out that this should be through the transfer of necessary skills for meeting the country's infrastructure needs.
Earlier, Niesiolowski said his visit was a follow-up to bilateral agreements signed by the Nigerian leader and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk in April.
The agreements stipulated that Poland and Nigeria should look for more avenues to develop potentials, which are beneficial to both countries, the envoy said.
Niesiolowski said his visit was to also enable him intimate the minister of the country's willingness to partner with Nigeria in the area of providing infrastructure and other business ventures. The envoy told reporters that he was hopeful the ministry would provide the embassy with proposals that would be in the interest of both countries.
The ambassador, who disclosed that Poland had made progress in developing its Fire and Prisons Services, said the country would be willing to assist Nigeria improve the sector.