Damascus - Sana
The Embassy of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria celebrated this evening, in cooperation with the Emir Abdelkader Al-Jazaery Cultural Foundation, the 60th anniversary of Algeria's independence, at Sheikh Ahmed Kaftaro Complex in Damascus.
Minister of Endowments, Dr. Abdul Sattar Al-Sayed, confirmed in his speech that the history of Algeria and Syria is a common history expressed by Prince Abdul Qader Al-Jazaery by choosing Damascus after confronting French colonialism, referring to the participation in offering the martyrs.
Algeria’s ambassador in Damascus, Lahcen Tihami, said that Syria is the land of civilization, and we dedicate the commemoration of Algeria’s independence to the memory of millions of Syrian students and students who have been saluting the Syrian flag for many years every morning during the Algerian liberation revolution coupled with the Algerian national anthem. Al-Qadir in Damascus is one of the historical balance of the relations between the two countries, as Damascus hosted him, as we used to welcome the heroes, and it was a great hospitality that enabled him to play great roles on the political and social levels.
The Algerian ambassador added that the complete integration between the Algerian and Syrian peoples is the solid rock on which the brotherly relations between the two brotherly countries were based, which was manifested in the Syrian support for the liberation revolution in Algeria and Algeria’s support for efforts to resolve the crisis in Syria through dialogue without foreign interference in a manner that guarantees the sovereignty, independence and unity of the Syrian territories. Algeria to Syria to restore its Arab, regional and international role.
The Algerian ambassador pointed to the distinguished and historical joint relations and the continuous communication, stressing the importance of working to develop these relations, especially in the economic field and trade exchange between the two countries.
Ambassador Tihami indicated that the leaderships of the two countries are keen to strengthen bridges of communication, consultation and coordination.
For his part, Sherif Sawaf, President of the Prince Abdul Qader Al-Jazaery Foundation for Culture and Heritage in Syria, and the General Supervisor of the Kaftaro Complex, said that Algeria taught the world that independence, freedom, dignity and defense of the homeland cannot be cheap, because Algeria is a symbol of the honorable Arab national symbols, stressing that Arab and Islamic civilization is based on partnership. With all civilizations.
Joseph Zeytoun, representative of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, John X Yazigi, said that Algeria's independence is a national and national occasion, and Emir Abdelkader is a national leader, pioneer of resistance and founder of modern Algeria.
The event was attended by a group of Christian and Islamic scholars and clergy, a number of representatives of the Palestinian factions in Damascus and representatives of the Arab embassies in Damascus.
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