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Algeria, UAE stress need to boost bilateral cooperation, pursue consultations

Published on : Monday, 27 January 2020 19:52   Read : 36 time(s)
Algeria, UAE stress need to boost bilateral cooperation, pursue consultations

ALGIERS- Algeria and the United Arab Emirates have asserted on Monday the need for reinforcing their bilateral cooperation, chiefly in the sectors of energy, environment and tourism. The two countries also agreed to exchange views on the latest developments in the region.

In a statement following the meeting with the UAE Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed al Nahyan, Algerian Forieign minister Sabri Boukadoum said that the meeting revolved around the "bilateral cooperation in the economic sector, partnership and investment."

Emphasis has been put on "environment, energy, Saharan agriculture, tourism and mechanical industries."

            The two parties also agreed to "exchange views and exchanges on several fields, notably administration and governance," in addition to international questions of common interest.

 "One of the main questions that interest us is the situation which is currently prevailing in Libya," added Boukadoum.

 The two parties decided to "continue their long-standing relationship", drawing on the experience of the Emirates both in the Gulf region and worldwide."


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UAE Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed al Nahyan, on working visit to Algeria said he has transmitted an invitation from the UAE leadership to President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, to pay visit to the United Arab Emirates, hoping the visit will take place very shortly and it "will allow us to develop our relationships at all levels, especially in the previously mentioned sectors."

Speaking about the Algerian community residing in the UAE (30,000 people), Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan stressed their role in reinforcing the bilateral relations.

Moreover, the Emirati foreign minister said that Algeria, through Sonatrach, has significantly helped the UAE in developing the oil industry as part of a cooperation dating back to 1970s.

According to him, the new leadership in Algeria allows to usher in a new era in the bilateral relations.

 "Certainly, the region is going through a difficult economic situation, but the challenges that arise are also opportunities to take advantage of for a better future for our two countries and our two peoples," he said.

 Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has started Monday a working visit to Algeria as part of the brotherhood relations uniting the two brotherly countries.

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