SDGs achievement dependent on access to energy

Thursday, 23 November 2017 08:55
ALGIERS-Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) achievement, adopted by the United Nations, is dependent, even partially, on the access to energy, affirmed Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni in Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia).
ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika approved the conclusion of a simple mutual agreement between the Algerian Agency of Highways (AAA) and the Chinese company CITIC to complete the final section (84km) of the East-West highway between the locality of Drean (province of El Tarf) and the Algerian-Tunisian borders, said a communiqué of the Council of ministers.
ALGIERS- The goal of the draft bill relating to vocational training adopted Wednesday, during the Council of ministers chaired by Abdelaziz Bouteflika, president of the Republic, is to review and adapt the vocational training system to the needs of national economy and facilitate the integration of young job seekers into the working world.
ALGIERS- The Council of ministers, met on Wednesday under the chairmanship of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, adopted the bill on the amendment of the law of 2009 relating to the protection of consumers and prevention of fraud.
ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday called the government to take the necessary measures to ensure the payment of the claims held by companies on the State.
ALGIERS- A presidential decree approving an amendment to a contract between the national hydrocarbon company SONATRACH and the national agency for hydrocarbon resource development ALNAFT and three foreign energy firms has been approved Wednesday by the Council of Ministers during a meeting chaired by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
ALGIERS- A bill modifying and complementing the law of 2004 on commercial activity has been approved by the Council of Ministers on Wednesday during a meeting, chaired by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
OUARGLA- A first scheduled flight Umrah to the Holy Places of Islam was performed Wednesday from Ain El Beida Airport of Ouargla to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), said the regional directorate of the national air company Air Algerie.
ALGIERS- Sonelgaz group and General Electricity Company of Libya GECOL started discussions to implement mechanisms to export electrical energy and other services from Algeria to Libya, Sonelgaz CEO Mohamed Arkab told APS ON Tuesday.
ALGIERS- The industrial innovation strategy of the Ministry of Industry and Mining will be completed in January 2018 said Tuesday in Algiers, Hocine Bendiff, head of the institutional twinning project between Algeria and a consortium of the European Union on the support to this ministry in its industrial innovation strategy.