US AND KOREAN BUSINESS DELEGATION MAKES UNSCHEDULED VISIT TO PHCCIMA TO EXPLORE EXPANSIONIST BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP

Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce as the head of the organized private sector in Rivers State and the Rivers state Government have staked shared integrity in building confidence for visiting investors in the state. This was the position as a delegation of United States of America and Republic of Korea investment groups exploring expansionist business opportunities in the state led by the immediate past Commissioner for Empowerment and Employment Generation, Dr Leloonu Nwibubasa paid a surprise and unscheduled courtesy call on the President of Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Chief Nabil Saleh. Introducing the august visitors, immediate past Commissioner for Empowerment and Employment Generation, Dr Leloonu Nwibubasa said as the head of the organized private sector, I thought it was expedient for them to visit the PHCCIMA President to showcase the synergy between the public and private sector and to further get them acquainted with huge potentials in the state. According to him, they are seeking for partnership in the area of real estate, solar energy Agro allied among others. In his remark, PHCCIMA President, Chief Nabil Saleh welcomed the delegation saying “in spite of the short notice we have to rally this meeting because we see it as strategic to stimulating business in the state. “I am delighted with this visit by the US and Korean companies here looking for investment possibilities in the state. This visit further lends credence to the fact that the state is peaceful and conducive for investment. I want to assure you that you are in the right place; because Rivers state has enormous investment potentials and unlimited opportunities in a cross section of areas. Presently in the Power sector, there is a gap and I believe with the solar energy you mentioned investors will have a fertile sector to invest in. I want to assure you we will communicate our members and from there we will begin to build bridges of partnership. Leader of the combined US and Korean delegation and MD/CEO of Triple-A High-Quality Care Limited Dr Joy Davies expressed gratitude to PHCCIMA President for agreeing to have them visit. According to her, “we are here to source for partnership and business opportunities and we believe with what we are seeing we are in the right place. Companies from Georges County Maryland in the US, Pinnacle in South Korea among others were in attendance PHCCIMA 2nd deputy President, Dr Chinyere Nwoga and the Chairman of the Strategic Work Group of the Ministry of Employment, Chief Engr Pedro Egbe in their remarks further assured the delegation of investment opportunities in the state, adding that their presence will add to the new employment dynamism modelled for Rivers state. Earlier on the Director General of the Chamber, Mr Erasmus Chukunda had given an overview and insight to the visiting delegation.