Foreign affairs ministry, NIS meet on visa policy 2020

Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has met of the Ministry of Foreign to further discuss the Nigeria Visa Policy operationalisation at missions abroad.

The Service Public Relations Officer (SPRO), Mr Sunday James, disclosed a statement on Tuesday Abuja.

James said that the meeting the management of the ministry had the Minister of State, Amb. Zubairu Dada, Secretary, Amb. Mustapha Sulaiman and Directors the ministry attendance.

He said the meeting was to discussions on the principle guiding visa issuance and processes, reciprocal considerations among others.

James added that the meeting also discussed to improve relationships between the diplomatic communities and Nigeria view of of government as affects immigration and diplomacy.

“The CGI stated in his address that the Ministry of Foreign is key to the success of the implementation of the Nigeria Visa policy in order to effectively provide `One global System’ of Visa regime that will take care of the concerns of Nigerians and the prosperity of the nation,’’ he said.

The minister stressed the need to consider best diplomatic of ending visa issues, saying that reciprocal gesture would always be taken where and when necessary, where Nigerians were treated otherwise.

Dada commended the CGI for embarking on projects that would ensure economic growth and social development via the 79 classes of Visa design to cater for all classes of migrants to the country. (NAN)