Minister of Youth Abdelkader Khomri emphasized Saturday in Algiers the need to involve youth in the promotion and the development of the sectors of agriculture, industry and tourism in order to free the national economy from dependence on hydrocarbons.
"It's time for Algerian youth to get involved in the development of the sectors of agriculture, industry and tourism in order to diversify the national economy and free it from dependence on hydrocarbons," Khomri told El Moudjahid forum.
Algeria "has the necessary material and human resources to boost these sectors and meet the needs of citizens," said the minister.
The development these key sectors will the main focus of the economic and social conference which will be organized by the Ministry of Youth on 24 and 25 November, he said.
Khomri also highlighted the different actions carried out by his department to address the daily concerns of youth.
"The Algerian youth is aware more than ever of the need to preserve the achievements of Algeria in the economic and security fields," he said.
The minister also underlined the role of the civil society in the eradication of violence, and announced the setting-up of the working groups to examine the causes of this scourge, which has reached alarming levels in stadiums.
A national conference devoted to the scourge of violence will be organized soon, announced Khomri.