Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune tasted Moroccan cuisine on Sunday November 6, the opening day of the 27ᵉ Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) which continues in the Egyptian seaside resort of Sharm El -Sheikh until November 18.
Moroccan cuisine makes the Algerian president forget the tensions between Morocco and his country for lunch. On Sunday, Abdelmadjid Tebboune raved about traditional fish and chicken tagines, mint tea, cakes and other Moroccan ch’hiwates prepared by a team from Moroccan caterer Rahal who won the tender that had been issued by the COP27 organizing committee, with the exception of the snacking part.
When the catering staff offered him “a Moroccan tea”, the Algerian president replied with “a very eager” “ahlane, marhaba! “(Welcome, welcome! in Arabic”, confides a reliable source to Le360. Same enthusiasm for “Moroccan cakes”. According to the same source, Abdelmadjid Tebboune was full of thanks and of the Moroccan teams of the Rahal caterer in Sharm El-Sheikh, for the excellence of the dishes offered.