Rachid Bladehane, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, held talks in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Friday, with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of the United Republic of Tanzania, Damascus Ndumbaro.
The meeting, which took place on the sidelines of the 18th Africa-Nordic Ministerial meeting, enabled the two officials to “review the state of bilateral cooperation and the prospects for its development, particularly in the context of next milestones of the bilateral agenda including the holding of the 5th session of the Algerian-Tanzanian Joint Cooperation Commission “.
In the same context, “they agreed on the realization of the visit to Algeria, at the invitation of Mr. Sabri Boukadoum, Minister of Foreign Affairs, of his Tanzanian counterpart Mr. Palamagamba Kabudi”.
With regard to economic cooperation, the meeting allowed to “explore potential sectors of cooperation including energy and agriculture with particular emphasis on the need to connect the business communities of the two countries with a view to facilitating and encouraging investment and trade between the two countries “.
Bladehane also discussed with his interlocutor “all the issues of peace and security in Africa, particularly the situation in Mali and Libya.” The importance of more active involvement of the African Union and the rejection of foreign interference has been underlined “.
The two leaders agreed, at the same time, to “continue the political dialogue and work together to achieve common aspirations in the interests of both countries and the two brotherly peoples”.