Kano strengthens bilateral relationship with Pakistan

Kano strengthens bilateral relationship with Pakistan

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Kano strengthens bilateral relationship with Pakistan 
By Mahmud Gambo Sani 

Kano State Government would strengthen it’s long existing bilateral relationship with Government of Pakistani in the interest of befitting socio-economics development. 

The State Acting Governor Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna stated this recently when he received Pakistani High Commissioner to Nigeria Major General (rtd) Waqar Ahmed Kingravi who paid him a courtesy visit in his office.
Gawuna maintanied that there is no better time to intensify partnership with Pakistan than now as the two States share many issues of common interest especially in terms of religion, culture and socio-economic activities.
” We are very much aware how our long term relationship between Kano and Pakistan on education has gone far and for many decades, Kano benefits from that relationship” he stated.
The Acting Governor stressed that in view of this ” the present administration of Dr. Abdullahi Umar will continue to partner with Pakistan on various aspects of human development like Agriculture, Health and Education to ensure progress in the State “.
” It is evident that here in Kano, there are many organisations established by Pakistans such as Ahmadiyya Schools, Ahmadiyya Hospitals which portrayed the kind of relationship we have with Pakistan especially on the issue of healthcare delivery ” Gawuna said
Dr. Gawuna explained that the visit by the Pakistani High Commissioner came at a time when the State declared its new policy on free and compulsory basic and secondary education in its effort to ensure education for all.
He said ” recently, Kano declared a free and compulsory basic and secondary education and this is where we need more partnership. We need support and collaboration with countries like Pakistan so that we can beautify our eduction system “.
Earlier, the Pakistani High Commissioner to Nigeria Major General (rtd) Waqar Ahmad Kingravi said he was in Kano for a two day official working visit as part of his country’s effort to enhance good cordial relationship with Nigeria and Kano State in particular.

Kano strengthens bilateral relationship with Pakistan

” Pakistan has a reached history with Nigeria more especially Kano. Most of the Pakistans who were in Kano in the 70th invested heavily while part of the Pakistan’s community live in Lagos and engaged themselves on so many trading activities ” he disclosed.
He revealed that Pakistan’s Government is working towards improving its cordial relationship with Kano which according to him, would allow the country to render its support on security, Agriculture, Health, Education and economy development.

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