- First Algerian Diplomat to Receive This Distinction
- Bouguerra Says the Drop in Oil Exports Creates "Real Opportunities" to Jump Start the Algeria - U.S. Commercial Relationship
H.E. Madjid Bouguerra (center), Algeria's Ambassador to the United States, accepts the Ambassador of the Year award from David Hamod (left), NUSACC's President & CEO, and Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel (right), NUSACC Board Member and Vice President of International Government Affairs at Lockheed Martin, Lead Sponsor of the award luncheon.
The annual award, which began in 2004, recognizes an Arab diplomat who has contributed significantly to U.S. - Arab commercial relations. Bouguerra is the first Algerian ambassador to receive this prestigious award.
The veteran Algerian diplomat said, "It is indeed an immense honor for me personally, as well as for the entire team at the embassy, particularly when this recognition comes from such a distinguished institution as NUSACC. This recognition is, I believe, strong testimony to the high quality relations between Algeria and the United States, with both countries resolutely committed to a confident, dynamic, and promising partnership."
The award luncheon was made possible through the generous financial support of the following sponsors:
Lockheed Martin (Lead Sponsor)
Blumberg Grain, Orus Group, PhRMA, and Raytheon
Dow, General Electric
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The National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce, widely regarded as the voice of American business in the Arab world, is in touch with business communities across the United States and serves as the U.S. point of contact for the national chambers of commerce in the 22 Arab nations. On a daily basis, NUSACC works closely with leaders throughout the Arab world, as well as high-level decision makers in the U.S. business community, public policy research centers, multilateral institutions, nongovernmental organizations, media, and the U.S. Government.