The works of the Algerian-Qatari experts group, which started on Friday night in Doha (Qatar), resumed Saturday to prepare the 5th session of the Algerian-Qatari High Joint Committee, scheduled for Sunday (November 23).
Experts from both countries are striving to prepare 15 documents (conventions, memorandums of understanding and executive programmes)related to bilateral cooperation in several areasbefore submitting them for review and signature to the High Joint Commission, chaired by Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal and his Qatari counterpart Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
According to general director of the Arab countries department at the Foreign Ministry and chairperson of the Algerian delegation, Adelhamid Chebchoub, the works of the expert group pertain to several sectors, including energy, industry, education, higher education, public works and agriculture.
The cooperation between Algeria and Qatar are “privileged and diversified,” said the president of the Algerian group of experts, citing the project of the steel plant in Bellara, the project of transformation of phosphate into fertilizer, in addition to the joint Algerian-Qatari investment fund.
Algeria and Qatar are bound by a series of conventions signed, during the last session of the joint commission in various fields, including mines, maritime transport, oil, gas, petrochemical industry and agriculture.