ILLIZI (Algeria)- Many studies have been launched in the province of Illizi (1850-km southeast of Algiers) for the implementation of the ambitious programme in the region of Tassili n'Ajjer, as part of the National Tourism Development Plan (SDAT) for the southern province, said Wednesday the local directorate of National Planning, Tourism and Craft Industry.
The plan, which has reached its third stage, aims at developing tourist reception facilities, through the launch of projects for the building of hotels and tourist villages, as well as encouraging investment in the field through incentives for interested promoters, said Illizi's Tourism Director Samir Phillipon.
The plan also aims at promoting and developing the tourist, cultural and natural potentialities of Tassili n'Ajjer region, as well as the preservation of the archaeological heritage, the protection of environment and the diversification of local tourist destinations, especially in the communes of Bordj Omar Driss, Debdeb and Illizi, he added.
He also underlined the need to highlight the tourist potentialities of Tassili n'Ajjer through media and seminars in order to attract more tourists to the region.
ILLIZI-Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal inspected on Thursday in Illizi (1252 km south of Algiers) the site to host the project of a water demineralization plant able to demineralize 10,000 m3 per day and meant to provide Illizi province with drinking water.
Budgeted at DZD 949 million, the project, which will be delivered in the second quarter of 2015, is expected to improve the quality of drinking water in the city of Illizi through removing the iron it contains.
Also, the plant comprises an oxygenation tower, a settling tank, a pumping station, a filter and a tank. It includes the creation of a network connection and an administrative block, according to the technical specifications of the project.
Further explanation on the project were given to the Prime Minister who stressed on meeting deadlines and called for improving the quality of drinking water and removing the reddish color.
The field of water resources in Illizi is endowed with 87 wells for drinking water (AEP), 54 tanks with a total storage capacity of 20,640 m3 and an AEP network of more than 474 km covering 97 % of the local population.
ILLIZI - Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal visited on Thursday in Illizi, as part of his working visit, the new gas turbine power plant.
Built at the entrance of the city, for an investment worth DZD5.1billion, this plant with a production capacity of 15 megawatts, is equipped three turbines with a capacity of 5 megawatts each, according to the technical specifications of the project.
This project, launched in October 2010, which employs more than one hundred people, will strengthen the capacity of electricity generation and avoid power outages, especially during the summer season where peak consumption is recorded, the ministerial delegation said.
The Prime Minister visited the plant facilities and inquired about the conditions of its operation.
ILLIZI (Algeria) – Prime Minister, Abdelmalek Sellal, pays on Thursday a one-day working visit to Illizi as part of the implementation of the program of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
During this visit, Sellal will examine the status of implementation and progress, as well as the inauguration of several socio-economic projects in the sectors of public works, energy, housing, higher education and water resources.
Accompanied by a large ministerial delegation, the premier is to begin by opening a 150-km section of the RN-3 connecting Illizi to Djanet, and listen to a presentation on the status of public works in the province.
According to the program of the visit, the Prime Minister will inspect thereafter the project of building 210 social housing units in the Belbachir locality in Illizi, before inaugurating a power plant (gas turbines) of 15 megawatts, located in the entrance to the city.
Sellal is expected to visit the site of 1,000 educational places and a 500-bed residence for the future university center of Illizi.
He will launch a project of groundwater removal plant, with a 10,000 m3 per day capacity of drinking water for the city.
At the end of the visit, the prime minister will chair a working meeting extended to elected officials and representatives of civil society, part of an interactive dialogue to assess the evolution of the province’s development of and correct the deficiencies.