ALGIERS, Jan 10 (KUNA) -- Algeria and Libya signed Sunday minutes of the
sixth session of the Follow-up Committee meetings in the Algerian government
Algerian Prime Minister Ahmad Ouyahia expressed satisfaction on the results
of such session and described, to reporters after the meetings, that such
session is vital and would contribute to bolstering bilateral relations on
The Follow-up Committee has made a comprehensive review on issues of mutual
concern, including results of cooperation since the 12th session of the joint
executive committee meeting, Ouyahia said.
The Algerian government leader said such positive outcome resembles the
issues of strategic and grand cooperation between the two countries, adding
that such event would pave the way for holding the 13th joint executive
committee meetings, scheduled to start next February in Tripoli.
Earlier today, Algerian Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader
Messahel said the committee developed a working paper for the year 2010 aiming
at "boosting commercial exchanges between the two countries."
He announced that a work team, made up of technicians from trade and
customs sectors, will start working next week to make "proposals to facilitate
Algerian-Libyan Follow-up Committee, he added, "has managed to find
solutions to pending issues" in terms of investment.
In addition to the investment issue, the committee tackled a series of
detailed projects relating to the fields of agriculture, hydraulics and
infrastructures, underlining the possibility of extending cooperation to
energy, scientific research, information and communication technologies and
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