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					AFRICAN MINISTERIAL MEETING ON AVIATION SAFETY IN
AFRICA SCHEDULED FOR 16TH – 20TH JULY, 2012 IN ABUJA,
                     NIGERIA

                        GENERAL INFORMATION
1.     HOST
       Federal Ministry of Aviation (FMA)
       Federal Secretariat,
       Shehu Shagari Way,
       Maitama,
       Abuja.

2.      CONTACTS
     (i) Capt. M. S. Ruma
          Director, Safety and Technical Policy
          Federal Ministry of Aviation
          Federal Secretariat
          Shehu Shagari Way
          Abuja
         Tel (Cell): +234- 08080873353
         Email: captruma@yahoo.com

     (ii) Engr. Hassan Musa
            Director, Air Transport Management
           Federal Ministry of Aviation
           Federal Secretariat
           Shehu Shagari Way
           Abuja
          Tel (Cell): +2348088812344, +2348033006755
          Email: ehmusa33@yahoo.com

     (iii) Engr. Kayode Ajiboye
          General Manager (Airworthiness Standards)
          Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority
          Tel (Cell): +234- 8055093324
          ayomeye@yahoo.com

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     (iv) Mr. Peter Alawani
         General Manager (Air Transport Operations)
         Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority
         Tel (Cell): +234- 8055093323
          petlawn@yahoo.com

3.    LANGUAGE
The meeting will be conducted in English, French and Portuguese with
simultaneous interpretation.

4.   VENUE
The meeting venues will be as follows:
     (i)   Meeting of Directors General of CAA and Aviation safety
           experts (16th to 18th July, 2012): Transcorp Hilton Hotel, 1 Aguiyi
           Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja.
     (ii) Ministerial Session (19th to 20th July, 2012): Transcorp Hilton
           Hotel, 1 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.

5.    REGISTRATION
Registration of participants will be done at the meeting venues from 0800
hours.

6.    TRANSPORTATION
Transport will be provided from Abuja airport to the hotel (at arrival and
departure) and from hotels to the meeting venues. There will also be a bus
shuttle for those transiting through the Lagos airport.

7.   ENTRY VISA
Entry visas into Nigeria are not required by Citizen of ECOWAS member
States. However, other participants should ascertain the entry requirements
for Nigeria and obtain visas from the nearest Embassy/High Commission
maintained by the Government of Nigeria. No visa will be issued at the point
of entry into Nigeria.

8.     LOCAL CURRENCY AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES


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Naira is the currency in use in Nigeria. The exchange rates for the main currencies
as at 18th May, 2012 are as follows:
            1   USD     = N158.30
            1   GBP     = N256.00
            1   EURO    = N205.00
            1   CFA     = N0.323 (N323 to CFA1000)

Please note that these are official rates only.

9.    BANK SERVICES
Travellers’ cheques can be cashed at the commercial banks. International
credit cards (Visa, Diners Club, MasterCard, and American Express) are
accepted at most of the selected hotels.

10. HEALTH SERVICES
Medical services are of high standards and most international prescription
drugs are readily available through retail pharmacies. It is suggested that
participants take out personal medical insurance for the duration of the trip.
Malaria prophylactics are especially advised.

11. WEATHER
Abuja weather is between 14 to 31 degrees Celsius during this period.
Comfortable clothing is advised.

12. ELECTRICITY
The electricity is 240 Volts using the rectangular three-pin plug.

13. AIRPORT DEPARTURE TAX
Airport taxes are normally included in the cost of air tickets.

14. HOTEL RESERVATIONS
Below is a list of hotels and rates. Participants are advised to make their
reservations directly with the hotels. Confirmed hotel reservations and travel
itineraries should be forwarded to the contact persons at least one week
prior to the meeting so that delegates can be met on arrival and conveyed to
the hotels of their choice. Participants are also advised to stay in one of
these recommended hotels.
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                                        LIST OF HOTELS

   HOTEL             TYPES OF ROOMS                 RATES      CONTACT INFORMATION
                                                    (Naira)
Hilton Hotel     Executive Floor Rooms and
1 Aguiyi         Suites                                       Tel : +234 -9-4613006
Ironsi St                                                     Fax: +234- 9- 4613110
                 Twin Hilton Guest Room         N65,000
Maitama          King Hilton Guest Room         N71,000       E mail: hilton_abuja@hilton.com.,
Abuja            King Hilton Guest Room plus    N85,000       website:
                 Royal Room                     N115,000      www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/ABUHITW
                                                              -Transcorp-Hilton-Abuja/index.do
                                                              reservation hotline
                                                              +2348039013333 (cell)
Sheraton         Main Hotel           Single    Double        Tel : +234 -9-4612000
Hotel and                                                     Fax: +234- 9- 4601510
                 Classic Room         N52,700   N55,200
                                                              E mail:
Towers Ladi      Superior Room        N66,600   N69,100       reservations.abuja@sheraton.com,
Kwali Way        Club Level           Single    Double
Abuja            Club King            N76,500   N79,000

Royalton         Executive Room                 N20,000       Tel : +234 -9-2344914-7
Hotel,                                                              +234- 8065319473
                 Alcove Room                    N25,000
                                                              Fax: +234- 9- 2344913
Plot 1907        Royal suite                    N35,000       E mail: royalton09@yahoo.com
Gongola Str      Presidential suite             N55,000
Area 2,
Section 1,
Garki Abuja
NICON            Classic Room                   N34,896       Tel : +234 -9-4619000
Luxury                                                                +234 -9-2342002
                 Superior Room                  N47,440
                                                                      +234-9-2342818
(Le’Meridien),   Business Suite                 N58,864               +234-9-2342971
903 Tafawa       Executive Suite                N64,688       Fax: +234- 9- 4619009
Balewa Way       Ambassador Suite               N175,792
Area 11 Garki    Presidential Suite             N284,994      Email:reservation@niconluxury.com
Abuja
Top View         Standard Room                  N15,096
Hotel            Deluxe Room                    N17,664       Tel :
6 Algiers Str,                                                +234 -8037567765(cell)
                 Executive Suites               N27,600
                                                              +234 -8051839868(cell)
after PDP
Headquarter
Zone 5 Wuse

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Abuja



Reiz          Standard            N25,070   Tel:+234-9-6419110
Continental   Deluxe              N31,970   +234 803 96 6940
Hotel, Plot   Executive           N34,270   +234 807 319 0331
779,          Penthouse           N50,600   info@reizcontinentalhotel.com
Cadastral     Continental Suite   N60,720
Zone AO,
Central
District,
Abuja




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