Meeting With the Algerian Community in Birmingham
A consular delegation led by Mrs. KENZA BENALI, Consul of Algeria in London, paid a visit to Birmingham City on 20 and 21 December 2018 to meet the Algerian community living in this City.
This visit, the first of its kind, is part of the set of recommendations of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. ABDELKADER MESSAHEL, aiming to move the administration closer to the citizens through the reinforcement of the relation between our community members established in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, in order to tackle their concerns in the best possible manner.
This meeting was widely appreciated by our compatriot, who attended the conference -debate organized on this occasion, during which Mrs. the Consul have made a presentation on the series of measures taken by the public authorities as part of the modernization of the administration, which aims to facilitate the administrative procedures for our nationals established abroad. Such services include (Biometric passport and ID card, rectification of the mistakes on the civil status documents, certificate of capacity for the driving license, online service to issue criminal records, public housing program LPP , the creation of PME PMI, and the presidential measures taken to regularize the situation regarding the military service and the transfer of remains).
Mrs. the Consul seized this opportunity to discuss with our fellow citizens their preoccupations as well as providing answers to their concerns. Furthermore, she has reiterated her full support towards activities that serve the community interest .The meeting was an occasion to invite the representative of the community association, such as the association Forum of Algerian in Britain “FAB”, to undertake visible actions in favor of our nationals and create a good relationship with the local authorities. During this meeting, mobile consular services were provided during this meeting.
During this visit, the Consul had a meeting with Ms. Ivonne MOSQUITTO, Mayor of Birmingham City and Mrs. Heathrow LAW, Senior programme -coordinator, during which they have an exchange of views on issues in relation to our community based in Birmingham, as well as the prospects of cooperation between the two countries.