By Miriam Humbe
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, (FMITI), Dr. Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, has said as part of strategy to revitalise the Industry, Trade and Investment sectors, efforts are being made to digitalize the operations of FMITI and its agencies through “Digitals Industry, Trade and Investment Platform (DITIP)”
Dr. Gwarzo said this while declaring open the technical session of the Meeting of Virtual and Physical Session of the 12th National Council on Industry, Trade and Investment sectors in Nigeria in the Post Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic, which took place in Abuja.
The session was themed:‘’Revitalization of the Industry, Trade and Investment Sector in Nigeria in the Post Corona Virus (COVID -19) Pandemic Era.’’
He said that the Platform is an Enterprise E-Solution that drives a fully automated paperless hub where all businesses, processes and procedures of the Ministry and its Agencies are harmonised, co-ordinated and streamlined to provide prompt, efficient, predictable, and transparent servicesto businesses and Investments.
“This is in addition to revamping the Ministry`s Website for efficient and effective information and communication of the activities of the Ministry and its parastatals,” Gwarzo said.
“I wish to inform you that the Ministry is proposing to develop sector strategic plan 2020-2030 in collaboration with the World Bank, the plan would serve as the roadmap and a guide for sustainable revitalization of the sector” he added.
Director, Planning, Policy, Research and Statistics (PPR&S), Alh. Babagana Alkali appreciated the Chairman of the Technical Session who is the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr. Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, and all invitees for their time and contributions at the session.