16-17 November 2014 / Lord Risby’s visit to Algeria

Lord RisbyLord Risby, the British Prime Minister’s Envoy for Economic Partnership with Algeria, paid a working visit to Algeria on 16th and 17th November 2014.

The visit was within the framework of preparations for the UK-Algeria Trade & Investment Forum to be held in London on the 10th December 2014. Lord Risby was joined by two representatives of Developing Markets Associates (DMA), the event organiser.

Lord Risby met Mr. Youcef Yousfi, Minister for Energy, Mr. Abdessalem Bouchouareb, Minister for Industry and Mines, Mr. Abdelmalek Boudiaf, Minister for Health, Mrs. Nouria Benghebrit, Minister for National Education and Mr. Mohamed Djellab, Minister for Finance.

Both the Minister for Finance and Lord Risby have shared their satisfaction on the state of progress with the project on the Non-Double Taxation Agreement to be signed in the near future.