Guyana, Algeria discuss renewed emphasis on expanding relations

President Dr Irfaan Ali and Non-Resident Ambassador-designate Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to Guyana, Abdelkader Hadjazi, have discussed renewed emphasis on expanding relations in all areas, including oil and gas.

President Dr Irfaan Ali and Ambassador Abdelkader Hadjazi in discussion after the accreditation ceremony

Ali accepted the Letters of Credence from Hadjazi on Wednesday at the Office of the President at Shiv Chanderpaul Drive. At the ceremony, 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.
“We welcome discussions in areas in which we can collaborate and cooperate,” Ali said.
Guyana and Algeria officially established diplomatic relations in September 1976.
Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Hugh Todd, and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Elisabeth Harper, were also at the ceremony.