DIRECTOR-GENERAL NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA
During the meetings, the Director-General will discuss her ongoing efforts in Geneva to help WTO members deliver concrete results, on issues including fisheries subsidies and accelerating COVID-19 vaccine production, in the months leading up to the 12th Ministerial Conference later this year. She will listen to government officials, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders about their experiences, needs and concerns with the trading environment within Africa and around the world. She will also describe what trade and the WTO can do to help the Nigerian economy grow and diversify.
Upon her arrival in Abuja on 13 March, the Director-General was met by Dr Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, the Permanent Secretary, and other officials of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.