ALGIERS – The Minister of Finance, Aymen Benabderrahmane, received, Thursday in audience, the resident representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Algiers, Blerta Aliko, with whom he reviewed the state of cooperation between two parties, a ministry statement said.
During this audience, the Minister of Finance shared the main axes of Algeria’s development policy, ongoing structural reforms and the country’s macroeconomic situation, highlighting the importance of the budgetary effort deployed by the public authorities to meet the economic and social needs of the Algerian population and the country’s development imperatives, said the same source.
Mr. Benabderrahman, also, referred to the measures adopted by the Algerian Government to meet the challenge imposed during this crucial period marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the statement added.
For her part, Ms. Aliko presented the content of the program relating to ongoing operations and recent actions taken in the fight against COVID-19.
The UNDP resident representative occasionally mentioned the cooperation projects in the pipeline that could contribute to the development action carried out by the country to support its economic and social developments.
Ms. Aliko also reaffirmed the readiness of her institution to continue to respond favorably to the needs expressed by Algeria, in areas that fall within the mandate of her institution.
The UNDP is part of the programs and funds of the United Nations, whose role is to help developing countries by providing them advice and mobilizing funding.
It works in cooperation with government authorities, civil society, the private sector and other partners to build better lives.