Minister of Energy, Mines receives delegation from APPO


ALGIERS – The Minister of Energy and Mines, Mohamed Arkab, received, on Wednesday, at the ministry’s headquarters, a delegation from the General Secretariat of the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO), led by Dr. Taher Najah, Director of the “Rilwanu Lukman” Research and Development Center and the head of the capacity development and technical cooperation unit, Sahgui Tiatti Tchananti, said a press release from the ministry.

In this vein, the delegation paid a visit to the various training and research structures of Sonatrach (IAP de Boumerdes, Sonatrach Management Academy (SMA) and IAP d’Arzew), with a view to identifying the existing centers in Africa, specified the same source.

To this end, the APPO delegation expressed “its deep thanks” to Mr. Arkab for the welcome in Algeria and the smooth running of this visit, added the same source, stressing that a message from the S.G of the APPO was forwarded to the minister.

For his part, Mr. Arkab expressed “his support for the efforts made by this organization, in particular, in terms of training and the development of new technologies in Africa, and ensure the support of Algeria to make available all the necessary means for the development of the African continent”.


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