He will meet Mustapha Guitouni, Minister of Energy of Algeria. The EU-Algeria energy dialogue covers natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Algeria is a reliable and competitive supplier of natural gas for the EU. Europe relies on Algerian gas for its security of supply, and Algeria relies on the European market for the security of its demand.
For the EU, the aim is to improve the legislative and regulatory framework for gas and make it more attractive for investors.