Algerian, Ugandan Presidents Sign Several Agreements

Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune speaks for just under a half hour during the start of a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at El Mouradia Palace, the President’s official residence in Algiers, AlgeriaInternationalIndiaAfricaAlgiers and Kampala signed a series of bilateral documents to expand their cooperation in energy, agriculture, higher education, and other areas. The heads of the two countries presided over the signing ceremony at the Algerian president’s headquarters El Mouradia.President of Algeria Abdelmadjid Tebboune and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni have signed two agreements and five memoranda of understanding in several areas of bilateral cooperation during the latter’s visit to the North African country.The signing ceremony took place on March 12 at the headquarters of the president of Algeria, El Mouradia.The areas touched upon included energy, tourism, agriculture, animal health, higher education, and scientific research.During a joint press conference that followed the ceremony, Tebboune said their talks made it possible to review “many issues and topics of common interest, particularly the coordination of their positions in supporting just causes in international institutions.”Similarly, the Algerian president announced that 150 Algerian business leaders will travel to Uganda’s capital Kampala to discuss potential partnerships with the East African country’s companies in order to bolster bilateral relations.President Museveni arrived in Algeria on March 11 at the invitation of President Tebboune as part of a state visit that will last until March 14.


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