Algeria: President Bouteflika Inks Presidential Decrees Ratifying Many Agreements
Algiers — President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika signed presidential decrees on the ratification of many cooperation agreements between Algeria and other States and international organizations, in accordance with Article 77-11 of the Constitution, said Sunday the Presidency of the Republic in a statement.
One of the decrees concerns the ratification of an agreement between the Algerian Government and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), signed in Paris on 28 February 2014, on the creation of a regional centre in Algiers for the protection of intangible cultural heritage in Africa, under the aegis of UNESCO.
Another decree ratifies the headquarters agreement between Algeria and the African Union Commission for hosting the Institute of the Pan-African Water Resources and Energy University, signed in Algiers on 29 May 2014.
The President of the Republic also inked a decree ratifying the agreement on financial cooperation between Algeria and the Government of Cuba, signed in Algiers on 4 May 2015.
The fourth decree ratifies the agreement between Algeria and the Government of the Saudi Arabia on the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of tax avoidance, signed in Riyadh on 19 December 2013.
The fifth presidential decree ratifies the agreement between Algeria and the Mauritania on the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of tax avoidance, signed in Algiers on 11 December 2011, concluded the Presidency of the Republic’s statement.