ALGERIA- The Prime Minister, Abdelaziz Djerad, received today, Thursday, March 11st, 2021, at the Government Palace, His Excellency Mr. Luís DE ALBUQUERQUE VELOSO, Ambassador of the Republic of Portugal in Algeria, EnnaharOnline reported.
The meeting was an opportunity to exchange views on the prospects of relations between the two countries in many fields. Bilateral cooperation has been on the agenda of the meeting ahead of the holding of the sixth session of the Algerian-Portuguese high-level meeting.
Earlier last month, the Portuguese Envoy was received by BENABDERRAHMANE, Minister of Finance at the headquarters of his ministerial department.
The two parties reviewed, on this occasion, the various aspects of bilateral economic cooperation as well as the ways and means of strengthening it.
Likewise, the measures recently taken by the Algerian authorities, in particular within the framework of the 2021 finance law, for the improvement of the business climate in Algeria and the strengthening of the competitiveness of its economy, were discussed.
As such, the Portuguese diplomat expressed, in this regard, readiness emanating from Portuguese companies relating to improvements in the conditions of installation and development of their activities in Algeria.
For his part, Mr. Aîmen. BENABDERRAHMANE expressed his willingness to see more joint projects between the companies of the two countries, thus, contributing to the diversification of the Algerian economy.