Algeria, a country in North Africa, has renewed emphasis on expanding relations with Guyana in all areas, including the oil and gas sector.
This is according to the newly accredited non-resident Ambassador-designate Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Algeria to Guyana Abdelkader Hadjazi.
Hadjazi presented his credentials to President Irfaan Ali at the Office of the President, Shiv Chanderpaul Drive, today.
President Ali provided an overview of the Government’s development agenda, including the drive to diversify the economy and the efforts to combat climate change through the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS).
“We welcome discussions in areas in which we can collaborate and cooperate,” President Ali said.
Guyana and Algeria officially established diplomatic relations in September 1976.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hugh Todd and Permanent Secretary Elisabeth Harper were also present at the ceremony.