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The Algerian ambassador to Burundi bids farewell to the President of the Republic


Apr 26, 2024

BUJUMBURA, April 26th (ABP) – The President of the Republic of Burundi, Evariste Ndayishimiye, received in audience, on Thursday 25 April, at the Kiriri palace, the Algerian ambassador to Burundi, Mr Hamid Boukrif, who came to bid him farewell at the end of his 2-year mandate which has just come to an end.

On leaving the audience, the Algerian ambassador to Burundi said that he and the Burundian head of state had had the opportunity to assess cooperation between the two countries, which, he said, was at a high level. He recalled that Burundi and Algeria have worked together to overcome the challenges of peace, security and stability. He took the opportunity to congratulate the Head of State on his commitment to training Burundian citizens, explaining that a reconciled people produce a responsible citizen.

Ambassador Boukrif also took the opportunity to opportunity to encourage President Ndayishimiye on the path he has embarked upon to lead Burundi to better horizons. He promised that Algeria would continue to support Burundi in the fields of education and vocational training. According to him, Burundi being a country where he has been perfectly integrated, he will leave with a feeling of having made his small contribution and will testify that the Burundians are a generous people.

For her part, the spokesperson for the President of the Republic of Burundi, Rosine Guilène Gatoni, said that the Head of State had also congratulated the Algerian ambassador to Burundi, pointing out that during his term of office, relations between the two countries had been greatly strengthened. As Burundi has embarked on a vast development project, he asked him to carry Burundi’s voice far and wide, even after his departure, explaining that Burundi needs the support of its partners and friendly countries to achieve the vision of an emerging Burundi in 2040 and a developed Burundi in 2060. The ambassador promised to do just that.