Okonjo-Iweala Meets With Female Entrepreneurs, Calls For Global Competitiveness

WTO DG, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala asks female entrepreneurs to be competitive


The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has called on female entrepreneurs to be globally competitive.

She stated this on Wednesday when she met with female entrepreneurs in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

She challenged them to tap into various interventions of government that will help in creating jobs, boost trade and income.

Dr. Iweala who recently became the WTO Director-General pledged the organisation’s commitment towards assisting women that will connect to the regional and international market.

The WTO boss highlighted the need for women exporters to adhere to a quality package of their products to meet international standards

Some of the entrepreneurs highlighted challenges of infrastructure, funding, and delay in cargo clearance as some of the setback to doing business in the country.



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