ALGIERS: Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif arrived in Algeria on Saturday.
He was received at Houari Boumediene Airport by Algerian Interior Minister Kamal Beldjoud, the Kingdom’s ambassador to Algeria, Dr. Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Bassiri, and several senior officials, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
An Algerian delegation led by Prime Minister and Finance Minister Aimene Benabderrahmane took part in the Middle East Green Initiative Summit in Riyadh recently.
The prime minister said the whole world was praising the Saudi initiative and its endeavors aimed at creating a common environmental vision to unify efforts to combat climate change in the Middle East and the world.
He also stressed that Algeria fully believed in the importance of protecting the environment and achieving sustainability for it.
He said Algeria was fully ready to support the Middle East Green Initiative and every similar initiative that would research and find solutions to the problem of climate change and combating desertification, drought and forest fires.
The prime minister drew attention to the situations that the world was going through as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which had doubled the challenges for governments and people.
He stressed the need for everyone to join hands to find practical solutions to confront these challenges and dangers that threatened the planet.