Algerian newspapers continue featuring Sheikh Khalifa's visit
Posted on18/07/2007 09:12:56
Algiers - Algerian newspapers continued Tuesday featuring the official current visit of President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Algeria on their front pages and headlines. Welcoming President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Algeria in a feature titled "Towards More Bilateral Cooperation between the Two Countries in all Areas", El Massa daily published Sheikh Khalifa's the press statement upon his arrival yesterday Monday in the Algerian capital.
The paper said the visit comes as part of efforts by the UAE and Algeria to enhance their bilateral cooperation in the best interest of peoples of the UAE and Algerian. The paper also published a special report on the occasion providing an elaborate account of the UAE-Algeria relations and ways to further develop them and open new avenues in all fields towards integration and economic, trade and investment partnership.
Al Fadjr, another Arabic publication in Algeria, also featured Sheikh Khalifa's the press statement in an article titled "UAE President expresses preparedness to Enhance Cooperation between the Two Countries".
On its inside pages, Al Fadjr said the UAE is poised to be the biggest investor in Algeria, adding that Sheikh Khalifa's visit is part of UAE's efforts aimed at developing and leveraging economic partnerships with other countries.
In an elaborate account of the UAE-Algeria relations, the paper said the exchange of around 60 official visits between the UAE and Algeria is a clear manifestation of the existing level of cooperation between the two countries. Algeria, it said, "is a market with great potentials for the UAE." With 25 to 30 billion US dollars in investments (in the North African country), the UAE has become the biggest foreign investor in Algeria, according to the paper.
El Khabar newspaper, also an Algerian Arabic publication, said "Sheikh Khalifa's current visit, the first visit by a UAE president since 1984 when the joint committee held its latest meeting, is expected to result in signing of a number of agreement, in the area of investments in particular.
Sawt-Alahrar (Arabic for the voice of free people) quoted Sheikh Khalifa's press statement in which he spoke high of the level of the UAE-Algerian bilateral relations and cooperation as well as the outcome of the UAE-Algerian joint committee, which held its most recent meeting in May 2006. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)
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