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Rivers welcomes ‘world best’ airline, Qatar airways to Port Harcourt

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The world’s best airline, Qatar airways has made its maiden flight from Doha to the Port Harcourt today, Thursday, 3rd March, 2022. The airplane, QR 1433, (Boeing 787-8) Dreamliner arrived at the international wing, Omagwa by 11:18 am.

Speaking at the maiden reception of the airline, the Nigerian Ambassador to Qatar, Yakubu Ahmed, said the new flights connection from Port Harcourt to Doha, through Qatar Airways will provide important travel and trade links and promote business relationship between Nigeria and Qatar.

Ahmed said his responsibility was to engineer a cordial relationship between Qatar and Nigeria and that the careful choice of Port Harcourt which is the hub of oil and gas in Nigeria would open a lot of business opportunities to the two countries.

While receiving the maiden flight, Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, represented by the Deputy Governor, Ipalibo Harry Banigo, said the arrival of Qatar Airways will enhance development and boost the economy of Nigeria. Adding that direct foreign investment will be attracted to Rivers State.

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