quinta-feira, 16 de julho de 2009
Wilaya of Laayoune and municipality of central Algiers sign renewal of twining
The renewal of twining was signed Tuesday in Tifariti square in Algeirs, a symbol of liberated Saharawi territories , by the governor of Wilaya of Layoune and member of the Polisario Front National Secretariat, Mohamedlamine Daddi, and the president of the central Algiers municipality, Tayeb Zaituni .
The twining renewal ceremony was attended by minister of culture, khadija Hamdi, minister of education, Mariam Hmada, counsellor to the presidency, Lahraitani Lahsan, President of Algerian committee of solidarity with the Saharawi People, Mehrez Alamari, president of Saharawi-Algerian Committee of Friendship, Tayeb Alhawari, in addition to ambassadors to Algeria, respectively of Venezuela, Mexico, Namibia, Mozambique, Guinea Bissau and Zimbabwe.
In his speech, Mr. Alamari welcomed the attendance reaffirming Algeria s firm position on the question of Western Sahara, supporting the inalienable right of the Saharawi people to self- determination.
On his part, the governor of Laayoune expressed his gratitude to the municipality of central Algeria, adding that this twining constitutes a considerable support for the Saharawi cause and provides for common cooperation between Laayoune and central Algiers in many aspects.
Mr. Zaituni hailed the audience saying, “the people and Government of Algeria remain supportive of the Saharawi people and its just cause to achieve its legitimate rights of freedom and independence on the whole of the SADR.
He added “the renewal of twining between Laayoune and central Algiers was marked this year by the Second Pan –African cultural festival in Algeria and the presence of a delegation of Saharawi lawyers coming from occupied Saharawi territories” whom he said, “reminded us of the heroes of Algeria during the liberation struggle, who travelled around the world demanding the right of Algerian people and withdrawal of France from Algeria ”.
It should be recalled that the Wilaya of Laayoune and municipality of central Algiers signed on March 26, 2002, a twining consisting of many articles calling for common cooperation in several aspects.