Sep 30, 2023 to Sep 30, 2023

Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Tahar SIALA commended Algeria’s “permanent” and “unfailing” support to Libya.

New-York, 22 September 2016.

Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Tahar SIALA commended , in New York, Algeria’s “permanent” and “unfailing” support to Libya, voicing wish that Algeria plays a “greater role” in the restoration of “peace” and “stability” in this neighbouring country.

The wish was expressed during discussions with the Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane LAMAMRA about the latest developments in Libya, held on the sidelines of a general debate at the 71th session of the UN General Assembly (September 20-26).

The discussions also focused on “the actions of the UN, the African Union and the Arab League, in addition to Libya’s role within those Organizations.”

LAMAMRA reiterated Algeria’s position of principle which against foreign interference and in favour of the all-inclusive national reconciliation process in Libya, and for a political solution to the crisis, the foreign ministry underlined.

Sep 30, 2023 to Sep 30, 2023

Algerian Minister of Energy attends APPA meeting in Abidjan 31 March 2017.

Abidjan, 31 March 2017.

Minister of Energy Noureddine BOUTARFA took part in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, in the 34th ordinary session of the Ministerial Council of the African Petroleum Producers Association (APPA), which was held today in Abidjan.

The APPA ministers will address organizational issues, activity reports and the draft budget 2017-2018.

The latest developments of the oil market will also be high on the agenda of the ministerial meeting.

Created in 1987, the African Petroleum Producers Association is made up of 18 African oil producing countries, namely Algeria, Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, DR Congo, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan and Chad. 

The inter-governmental organization, based in Brazzaville, promotes joint initiatives in terms of management policies and strategies in oil industry. 

Sep 30, 2023 to Sep 30, 2023

Algiers Grand Mosque,”citadel of moderation” in Africa & the Mediterranean.

Algiers – 22 March 2017.

A delegation of the League of Ulemas, Preachers and Imams of Sahel countries expressed Tuesday its admiration for the Great Mosque of Algiers, describing it as a “huge project meant to be a citadel of moderation in Africa and the Mediterranean.” 

In a visit to the Great Mosque of Algiers project, the members of the delegation said the mosque was among “the greatest religious projects worldwide.”

It is “meant to be a citadel of moderation in Africa and the Mediterranean” they added.

The Senegalese representative at the League said the mosque “will be a beacon of knowledge and a religious centre for Africa and Europe given its strategic position and the resources made available for its building”.

Chadian representative stressed Algeria’s efforts “for the consolidation of the moderate religious position in the Sahel region and Africa” . The new mosque of Algiers, he said, will have an outstanding impact and will be a favourite destination for the Ulemas of Sahel and Africa.

The League’s secretary general, Youcef Belmahdi, said “the huge project reflects Algeria’s and position in favour of the values of cooperation tolerance.”



Sep 30, 2023 to Sep 30, 2023

President of the Republic Abdelaziz BOUTEFLIKA receive Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League.

Algiers, 19 March 2017- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has received, in Algiers, Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader MESSAHEL.

During the audience, MESSAHEL gave the Head of State an account of the situation in the region, especially in Sahel, Mali and Libya.

The minister also presented to President BOUTEFLIKA a comprehensive report on the latest developments in the Arab world and Africa.

MESSAHEL informed the Head of State of the outcomes of 147th session of Arab Foreign Ministers’ Council, held in Cairo on 7 March, as well as the installation of the new members of the AU Commission, in Addis Ababa.

In this regard, President BOUTEFLIKA gave some guidance on the resolution of conflicts, particularly in Libya and on addressing the challenges facing the Sahel region, especially the fight against terrorism.

The Head of State reiterated Algeria’s position on the settlement of conflicts, its rejection of any form of foreign interference and the promotion of dialogue and political solution, as the only means to restore security and stability.


Sep 30, 2023 to Sep 30, 2023

AU Commission: Prime Minister SELLAL attends position handover ceremony.

The Prime Minister Abdelmalek SELLAL took part in the position handover ceremony held on 14th 2017, in Addis Ababa, between the ongoing and incoming members of the African Union (AU) Commission, in his capacity as the personal representative of the President of the Republic Abdelaziz BOUTEFLIKA, who is also deputy chairman of the AU. 

The PM Abdelmalek took part in the position handover ceremony held on 14th March 2017, in Addis Ababa, between the outgoing and incoming members of the Commissions of the African Union (AU) Commission, in his capacity as the personal representative of the President of the Republic.

The ceremony was attended by a number of heads of state and government, especially of the countries elected on Jan 2017 as members of AU Conference’s office, including President Alpha CONDE of Guinea, President MUSEVENI of Uganda and the prime minister of Swaziland.

President Mahamadou ISSOUFOU of Niger and many Foreign ministers also attended the ceremony.

During the African Union Summit of January 2017, the heads of state and government elected the former Foreign minister of Chad, Moussa FAKI MAHAMAT, as chairman of the AU Commission, taking over from Nkosazana Dlamini ZUMA, who had been chairwoman of the commission since 2012.

Algerian ambassador Smail CHERGUI is the only ongoing AU Commission member to be re-elected chairman of the AU Peace and Security Commission.

Sep 30, 2023 to Sep 30, 2023

The extraordinary summit of the African Union on Maritime Security and Development in Africa. Lomé-Togo. 15/10/2016.

The Extraordinary Summit of the African Union (AU) on Security, Maritime Security and Development in Africa began on October 15th, 2016, in Lomé- Togo, with a view to adopting a security charter as well as setting Development of the continent.

Algeria is represented at this summit by Prime Minister Abdelmalek SELLAL, accompanied by a delegation including Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra, and the Minister of Public Works and Transport Boudjema TALAI.

The Lomé Summit is set to bring together more than half of the AU Heads of State and Government to examine and adopt the African Union Charter on maritime security, safety and development in Africa.

The Charter aims at preventing and reducing national and international crime notably terrorism, piracy, armed robbery against ships and migrant and human trafficking, and all forms of illegal trafficking at sea like illicit fishing.

The Summit will consider the protection of the general environment and the maritime one and the promotion of cooperation in the field of maritime environment awareness efforts, the prevention by the early alert and the fight against piracy.

In this regard, national, regional and continental institutions will be created.



Sep 30, 2023 to Sep 30, 2023

President MUSEVENI graces with his presence the 6th Conference Kigali International Declaration and delivered speech before Heads of African Police.

Sep 30, 2023 to Sep 30, 2023

Algeria hand over Uganda the Presidency of the General Assembly of Kigali Convention

Following the Algerian Presidency of the 5th Conference of the “International Declaration of Kigali to End Violence Against Women and Girls”, which had been held in Algiers in March 2016 with the presence of the Secretary General of UN, Mr Ban Ki-moon, and which had been sanctioned by the adoption of the “Platform of Algiers”, an Algerian delegation led by the Controller Mr Ali FERRAG, Director of the Judiciary Police who was accompanied by the controller Djilali BOUDALIA, as well as Colonel Mounir LADJLI, Director of Public Security and Employment of the Gendarmerie Nationale and Mrs Nadia MELAINE, Pricipale Officer in charge of Empowerment and reinsertion at the Ministry of Justice, handed over powers of instruments to the incoming Chairperson, General Kale Kayihura , the Inspector General of Uganda Police Force.

On the sidelines of the Conference, the Algerian and Ugandan delegations exchanged views on the next steps in the implementation of the Cooperation Action Plan between the police of the two countries, and they also discussed the issue of The preparation of the next General Assembly of Afripol to be held in May 2017 in Algeria.




Sep 30, 2023 to Sep 30, 2023

Twenty eight experts of the Uganda Police Force in a two weeks immersion training in Algeria. February 13th /March 04th