The Ambassador of Algeria, Mr Farid Boulahbel, has been received, on January 17th, by the new Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, the Ambassador Patrick Mugoya.
On this occasion, the Ambassador of Algeria congratulated the Ambassador Patrick Mugoya for his appointment to this important post and expressed his entire availability to continue to work with him to promote bilateral relations between Algeria and Uganda.
The two officials had they reviewed the status of the bilateral cooperation between Algeria and Uganda, and had a fruitful exchange of views on many African issues, in particular as regards the coordination of the positions of the two countries within the African Union, and the reciprocal support for the candidacies of each of the two countries for posts in regional and/or international organizations.
Mr Mugoya is a career Diplomat. And after 33 years in the Foreign Service, which he joined in 1979, he was for a five years the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism.