The Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, praised the “pivotal role” played by Algeria in various regional and international files, praising the recent measures taken by the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, to activate the role of Algerian diplomacy, he said on Tuesday. Statement of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council.
This notice came when Mr. Aboul Gheit received yesterday, Monday, the President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council, Rida Ter, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the League, where he “praised the pivotal role played by Algeria in various regional and international files.”
Aboul Gheit also valued “the recent measures and initiatives taken by President Abdelmadjid Tebboune to activate the role of Algerian diplomacy and Algeria’s real desire to complete the course of internal reforms with the usual calm and wisdom.”
This meeting took place on the sidelines of the 47th session of the Arab Labor Conference, which kicked off yesterday in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and was attended by the Egyptian Prime Minister and a number of ministers of Arab countries, as well as the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States and members of delegations from employers’ organizations and labor unions in 21 Arab countries. And representatives of Arab and international organizations and a number of ambassadors.
For his part, Mr. Terre gave a presentation on the role of the National Economic, Social and Environmental Council in building economic development paths aimed at “laying the foundations for sustainable human development with the participation of economic, social, trade union and civil society actors”.
This comes, Mr. Terre continues, to “consecrate the principle of participatory democracy and deepen social dialogue, which is of great importance in making advice, formulating suggestions and recommendations, preparing studies and presenting them to the government.”
He also stressed the need to activate the work of the Association of Economic and Social Councils and similar bodies in the Arab countries, which was established in Algeria in 2015 and make it “a strong impetus for joint Arab action in order to reach economic integration and integration among Arab countries,” according to the statement.
Mr. Terre considered that Algeria’s hosting of the General Assembly of the Arab League of Economic and Social Councils and similar bodies, on November 22 and 23, is part of the same endeavor.
The meeting was also an occasion for Mr. Terre to extend an invitation to the Secretary-General of the Arab League to attend the African Private Sector Forum organized by the Economic, Social and Environmental Council “under the auspices of the President of the Republic” during the last three months of this year in cooperation with the African Union.
In this regard, the statement indicated that this invitation was welcomed by the Secretary-General, who expressed the League’s readiness to cooperate in everything that would serve Arab causes.
Mr. Tir had received an invitation from the Director-General of the Arab Labor Organization, Fayez Ali Al-Mutairi, to participate in the work of the 47th session of the Arab Labor Conference, which is held under the title “Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprises, the Path to Sustainable Development and Empowerment”.