ALGERIA, 22nd November, 2016 (WAM)–H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and his accompanying delegation, held official talks on Tuesday with Abdul Malik, Prime Minister of the Republic of Algeria, in the Algerian capital, Algiers.

They discussed bilateral relations between the UAE and Algeria, stressing the willingness of both parties to further develop these relations and strengthen them to serve the common interests of the two countries and the two brotherly peoples.

Sheikh Mansour and Salal expressed support for investment projects, especially in the economic, investment, trade, industrial and other fields.

The talks also dealt with the overall current developments on the Arab and international arena. They also exchanged views on many regional and international issues of common concern.

The meeting was attended by Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy; Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs; Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence; Mubarak Rashid Al Mansouri, Governor of the Central Bank of UAE; Faris bin Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the General Authority for the Security of Ports Borders, Fares Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Assistant Foreign Minister for Security and Military Affairs; Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, President of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry; and Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director-General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development; Ahmed Al Mil Al Zaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Algeria.