October 29, (THEWILL) – The Honourable Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, is on a working visit to Houston, Texas, United States of America, on his ongoing quest to solicit for investors for the Aviation industry.
The Minister was a guest of honour at the Fidelity International Trade & Creative Connect, which was held at the George R. Brown Convention Centre, 1001 Avenida de las America, Houston, Texas, where he met with the Mayor of Houston, Texas, Sylvester Turner and his team members.
At the epoch meeting that was attended by some eminent members of the Nigerian community, the Honourable Minister discussed issues of bilateral relationship regarding the resumption of direct flights from the US to Nigeria.
“I spoke with the Mayor of Houston Texas, and his team to advance talks regarding the resumption of direct flights from Houston to Nigeria”, the Minister informed.
Other interesting diplomatic consideration the two envoy looked at is the opening of a Nigerian consulate in Houston.
The Mayor, Sylvester Turner, visited Nigeria earlier in 2023, to initiate discussions on the possibility of having the mutually beneficial diplomatic relationship of the United Airlines flights resumption and the opening of Nigerian Consulate in Houston.
The visit also saw the Minister touring the fast developing Aerospace of the city in Elington, “during my visit to Houston, I also took time to visit the fast developing Aerospace of the city in Elington. I met Mr Arturo Machuca, Director of Elington Airport and Houston Spacesport and his team, who did a detailed presentation to us and conducted us round the Aerospace. We were well guided on the development of our own Aerospace”.
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