Minister of Foreign Affairs
of 27 June. June 1980
the agreement on economic, scientific and technical cooperation between the Government of
The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic and the federal military Government
The Nigerian Federal Republic
On 12 June 2006. March 1979 was in Lagos, the economic agreement signed,
Scientific and technical cooperation between the Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist
States and the federal military Government Nigerian Federal
of the Republic. Agreement entered into force, pursuant to article XII of the day
December 14, 1979.
English translation of the text of the agreement shall be published at the same time.
Ing. Chňoupek v.r.
on economic, scientific and technical cooperation between the Government of the Czechoslovak
Socialist Republic of Romania and the federal military Government of Nigeria
The Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic and the federal military Government
The Nigerian Federal Republic, hereinafter referred to as "the Contracting Parties",
Desiring to strengthen the bonds of friendship, support and extend economic,
Scientific and technical cooperation between the two countries in the widest possible
Bearing in mind the advantages resulting from this collaboration,
have agreed as follows:
The Contracting Parties shall cooperate and support each other, in the framework of the
their capabilities, skills and resources, to solve problems of economic,
a scientific and technical nature on the basis of equality and mutual benefit,
When you use the latest knowledge of science and technology, with the aim of promoting
further the economic development of their countries.
The areas of cooperation referred to in article I shall include, in particular:
and) establishment and development of various industries, such as.
metallurgy, energy, textile, chemical and food industry,
Agriculture and cooperation in selected sectors of mechanical engineering, etc.
(b) the establishment and operation of joint) Czechoslovakia-Nigerian
industrial companies, business, and technical services
c) creating conditions for surveys, geological studies, initial studies,
research and implementation of core projects.
(d) provision of technical services).
e) exchange of experts and advisers, training local workers.
(f)) and the purchase of licences, Exchange of scientific and technical know-how.
g) Organizing courses and seminars relating to the areas of
the cooperation referred to in paragraphs a) to (d) above).
h) organisation of exhibitions.
I) establish close cooperation between the competent institutions
of the two countries.
(j)) any other form of cooperation, as may be agreed by the two
the Contracting Parties.
(1) economic and technical cooperation on major projects, as
considered in article II, will be carried out within the meaning of the agreements and contracts,
concluded in accordance with the provisions of the applicable agreements existing between the
the two Contracting Parties.
(2) the undertakings of both Contracting Parties have the opportunity to participate in the tender
proceedings for the implementation of projects agreed upon in the framework of this agreement.
With reference to article II paragraph a), b), c) and (d)), any Contracting
1. Create the necessary conditions for the repatriation of invested capital,
profits, interest and other payments in accordance with foreign exchange laws in force in the
each respective country.
2. Provide a temporary tariff relief on items and equipment imported into the
one of the two countries for realization of projects in the framework of this agreement,
If these articles do not become part of these devices and projects.
3. the experts and their families shall exempt from the payment of income taxes and benefits
in terms of remuneration, which is paid to them by their Government.
(1) the Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic hereby authorised
the Federal Ministry of foreign trade and the federal military Government
The Nigerian Federal Republic hereby instructs the Federal Department of
economic development, as the responsible authorities to ensure the implementation of
This agreement, as well as other questions related to this agreement.
(2) each Contracting Party shall be entitled to determine at any time in writing
any other competent body, organization or Ministry instead of
those that are designated in the preceding paragraph.
The provision of experts, consultants and other persons to the Government of the Czechoslovak
the Socialist Republic at the request of the federal military Government of Nigeria
Federal Republic in order to help the security operation
the individual areas of the Nigerian economy, as well as in Government
institutions will be carried out in accordance with the agreement on the
Scientific and technological cooperation between the two countries.
Any person acting under the authority of one of the Contracting Parties in the implementation of
liabilities on the territory of the other Contracting Parties in the framework of this agreement, or within a
any separate protocol, agreement, contract or agreement,
restricts its activity to the territory of the other Contracting Party only on the questions
related to this agreement, the Protocol, agreement, contract, or
Agreement and will abide by the applicable laws and regulations of the recipient country.
Each Contracting Party undertakes to treat as confidential any
documents. Information or data, that gets or any other
way takes in the course of implementation of this agreement and fails to provide these
documents or copies thereof, information and other data to a third party without
the express written consent of the other party.
(1) for the implementation of this agreement, the security will be set up by the Joint Commission,
composed of representatives of both Contracting Parties. The Commission shall meet at the
request of either Contracting Party, alternately in the capitals of both
(2) the Commission will, in particular, to:
a) to promote and coordinate economic, commercial, and industrial
cooperation between the two parties;
(b)) to consider the suggestions, aimed to a more effective implementation of this agreement;
(c)) develop proposals for the removal of obstacles which may arise
during the implementation of any project under this agreement.
This agreement shall not affect the validity of any of the obligations arising from the
international agreements, conventions, treaties or protocols agreed by any
of the parties before the conclusion of this agreement.
The Contracting Parties shall endeavour to resolve by mutual agreement any
problems, contradictions and differences arising in connection with the implementation of
of this agreement.
Additions or amendments to this agreement may be made in writing and shall enter
into force after approval by the two Contracting Parties.
(1) this Agreement shall enter into force upon an exchange of notes confirming that
has been approved in accordance with the respective constitutional requirements of both Contracting Parties, and
will pay for a period of 5 years.
(2) this Agreement shall be automatically extended for a further period of one always
year, if one of the parties does not take effect for 90 days before the end
wish to denounce the validity of the Agreement.
(3) After the expiry or termination of this Agreement shall remain the
provisions applicable to all existing commitments from the projects
discussed or initiated during the term of the agreement.
Drawn up and signed in Lagos on 12 June 2006. March 1979 in two original
copies in the English language, both copies being equally
For the Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic:
A. Noreezz v.r.
For the federal military Government Nigerian Federal Republic:
O. Adewoye v.r.