Diplomacy: President Tebboune receives Nigeria’s new ambassador to Algeria

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ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune received Thursday, in Algiers, Aisha Mohammed Garba, who handed him her credentials accrediting her as Nigeria’s new ambassador to Algeria.

The meeting took place at the headquarters of the Presidency of the Republic, in the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, and the Director of Cabinet at the Presidency of the Republic, Mr Abdelaziz Khellaf.

Earlier in August, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra, received Aisha Mohammed Garba, who gave him the figured copies of Her Letters of Credence accrediting her as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Algeria, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad in a statement.

The meeting, which took place at the headquarters of the ministry, was an opportunity “to review the bilateral relations and the promising prospects for their strengthening on the political and economic levels, as well as current issues at the continental and international dimensions,” the statement said.

In this context, Mr. Lamamra welcomed the new head of the Nigerian embassy in Algeria, expressing his wishes for success in her mission which intervenes “in a context marked by a positive dynamic of bilateral cooperation and the deepening of the joint commitment of the two countries on the continental scene in the service of the causes and interests of Africa”.

For her part, Ambassador Garba stressed “her country’s attachment to the consolidation of its strategic relations with Algeria, particularly in the field of energy”, highlighting “the importance of strengthening the Algerian-Nigerian partnership in the wake of current developments on the international scene and their repercussions on the African continent”, concluded the same communiqué.

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