Algiers, November 07 (QNA) – Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal met here today with HE Qatar’s Minister of Economy and Finance Yousuf Hussein Kamal, HE Minister of Energy and Industry Dr. Mohamed bin Saleh Al-Sada, who are visiting Algeria within the framework of the Algerian – Qatari Bilateral Commission meetings.
The meeting discussed the progress level of cooperation projects between the two countries, as well as new investment opportunities, according to a statement issued by the Algerian Prime Minister’s office.
The meeting was attended by Algerian Ministers of Energy and Mining, Youcef Yousfi and of Industry, SME and Promotion of Investment Cherif Rahmani as well as HE Qatar’s Ambassador to Algeria Abdulla Nasser Abdullah Al-Humaidi.
Algeria and Qatar have signed Wednesday an agreement on the creation of a joint venture for the establishment of a steel complex in Bellara (Jijel, 659-km east of Algiers) which is expected to produce 5 million tonnes per year. (QNA)