15 and 16 April 2013/Visit of Mr Youcef Yousi, Minister of Energy and Mines


13408820411Mr Youcef Yousfi, Minister of Energy and Mines led a high-level delegation of officials to the United Kingdom on 15 and 16 April 2013, including senior executives from the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, the Ministry of National Education, the Algerian companies Sonatrach and Sonelgaz and the National Agency for the Promotion of the Hydrocarbon Resources of Algeria.

Minister Youcef Yousfi met:

- His counterpart, Mr Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change,

- Mr Tim Yeo MP, Chairman of the Climate Change Select Committee in the Houses of Parliament and President of the Renewable Energy Association,

- Lord Richard Risby, the Special British Envoy for the economic partnership with Algeria,

- Lord Jonathan Marland, Chairman of the Business Ambassadors’ Group at the UK Trade & Investment.

 Minister Youcef Yousfi also held meetings with British businessmen including:

- A high-level round table with representatives of oil and gas companies chaired by Lord Marland,

- A speech to an audience of high level businessmen from a wide variety of fields followed by a reception at the HSBC Bank,

- A dinner with representatives of British companies offered by Lord Marland,

- A round table with representatives of companies operating in renewable energies at the Head Office of the Energy Industries Council (EIC).

The cooperation in the fields of Health and Education was also examined by both parties during the visit of Mr Youcef Yousfi.