The Head of the Parliamentary Friendship Group with Algeria Maja Macuzic Puzic met today at the National Assembly House with the Ambassador of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to Serbia H.E. Abdelhamid Chebchoub.
Greeting the guest, Maja Macuzic Puzic said that the bilateral and parliamentary relations between the two countries have recently been especially intensified as evidenced by the reciprocal visits of high dignitaries and delegations. The Head of the PFG with Algeria said that there is room to expand cooperation even further especially in the field of economy launching the initiative to organize a meeting between the businessmen of the city of Kraljevo and a group of African and Arab Ambassadors at the beginning of next year. She said that the Raska and Moravica districts are the bedrock of Serbia with ample potential for economic investment, adding that the Kraljevo Chamber of Commerce, which will be included in the projects, can be particularly helpful.
Macuzic Puzic thanked the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria for supporting Serbia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty, as well as for its support in all international organizations and institutions.
Algerian Ambassador to Serbia Abdelhamid Chebchoub tanked the host for the initiative for this visit stressing that the relations with Serbia are excellent and praising the Algerian delegations’ recent visits to the country. He said that the presence of Serbian companies in Algeria is visible and the military cooperation between the two countries is at an admirable level. Chebchoub also praised the excellently organized IPU Assembly in Belgrade in October.
He went on to brief the PFG Head about the foreign policy situation in his country and the aftermath of the presidential elections.
“Algeria will continue to respect the principles of international law and remain consistent in his stance of non-recognition of the self-proclaimed state of Kosovo”, said the Ambassador.
At the end of the meeting the officials opined that through the parliamentary cooperation is at an admirable level there is still room to advance the overall relations between the two countries, especially in the field of economy.