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Meslem: Algeria resolutely moving towards sustainable development, economic diversification
February 28, 2017

Algeria is resolutely moving towards sustainable development and economic diversification to ensure a decent life to citizens, Minister of National Solidarity, the Family and Women's Affairs Mounia Meslem affirmed Sunday in Sedrata (province of Souk Ahras).

The minister, who chaired a ceremony of delivering six (6) school buses to border communities, highlighted the importance of investment in children as they represent the country's genuine wealth, saying 'this is the least we can offer to the children of Algeria living in remote areas like Taoura, Zaarouria, Sidi Fredj, Lekhdara, Targalet and Ain Soltane.'

Meslem's visit to this border province is part of assessment of the implementation of the government's solidarity and support program for the benefit of socially vulnerable categories.

Referring to the importance of resources allocated by the government for the implementation of its social policies, Meslem emphasized coordination between local authorities to address shortcomings and the role of associations in mediation and humanitarian action with"...

February 27, 2017

The import bill of tourist vehicles stood at $1.292 billion in 2016 against $2.038 billion in 2015, down by 36.61%, Customs told APS.

Meanwhile, the import bill of the vehicles of passenger and goods transport (classified as capital"...

February 21, 2017

ALGIERS- Algeria is a 'very important' and 'very solid' partner for Germany in the Mediterranean region, said Monday in Algiers Parliamentary State Secretary to Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Uwe Karl Beckmeyer.


February 28, 2017

Algeria and Belgium signed, Monday in Brussels, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of transport, with a view to strengthening the longstanding relations and developing a new cooperation platform.

The document was inked by Minister of Transport and Public Works Boudjemaa Talai and Belgian Minister of Mobility Francois Bellot.


February 28, 2017
The National Rail Transport Company (SNTF) and Belgium's National Railway Company (SNCB) signed, Monday in Brussels, a framework agreement aiming at strengthening cooperation and establishing a new cooperation platform to contribute to the respective development of each company.

The document was inked by SNTF General Manager Yacine Bendjaballah and SNCB Chairman of Board of Directors Jean-Claude Fontinoy, during the visit of Minister of Transport and Public"...

February 28, 2017

Nigeria, Algeria and other members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries lost a cumulative revenue of about $1tn as a result of the crash in crude oil prices, the Secretary-General of OPEC, Mohammed Barkindo, has said.

He stated this at the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources during a visit to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, in"...

February 28, 2017

National railway SNTF and Alstom have revealed the final design for the 17 Coradia Polyvalent electro-diesel multiple-units which are under construction in France for use on inter-city services between Alger, Oran, Annaba, Constantine and Béchar from January 2018.

The SNTF units will be similar to the Coradia Polyvalent units operated by France’s SNCF under the Régiolis brand,"...

February 28, 2017

The Federal Government on Monday approved the appointment of five new directors and one General Manager for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA.

The NCAA made the announcement in a statement issued by its General Manager, Public Affairs, Sam Adurogboye, in Lagos.

Mr. Adurogboye explained that the appointment was with"...

February 28, 2017

The HFC Bank as part of its financial inclusion drive has initiated a social intervention which is benefiting about 5,000 youth across Ghana particularly in Ashaiman, Accra.

The initiative has targeted skills acquisition dubbed ‘HFC Boafoyena’ and affords the young people from 18 to 24 years the opportunity to be enrolled into apprenticeships programmes to acquire gainful employment in industries"...