Nigeria, Qatar sign agreements on air services, avoidance of double taxationStaff writer ▼ | March 1, 2016
Nigeria and Qatar signed Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) to pave way for direct flights between major cities of both countries.
Cooperation Direct flights between major cities of two countries
The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, representing President Muhammadu Buhari, signed the air services agreement on behalf of the country while Qatar's Minister of Transportation and Communications, Jassim Bin Saif Alsulaiti, signed on behalf the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani.
The agreement which was signed in the presence of both leaders is expected to pave way for more direct flights between major cities of both countries on the principle of reciprocity by the designated airlines on behalf of the country.
Sirika said after the signing of the agreement that the accord would promote trade, commerce, tourism and travel between both countries. ■