APS - 29 May 2021
ALGIERS- Algerian-Libyan Economic Forum opened Saturday in Aurassi Hotel, Algiers, with the participation of nearly 400 economic operators from the two countries.
The forum's opening ceremony was chaired by Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum, Minister of Trade Kamel Rezig, and the Libyan minister of Economy and Trade, Mohamed Al-Haweij.
The event is to aimed to "strengthen economic and trade cooperation and find opportunities for bilateral partnerships in the different economic sectors between the two countries," according to the Economic Trade Promotion and Support Division of the ministry of Foreign Affairs, which organizes the forum in collaboration with the ministry of Trade and the Algerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The event is attended by 150 Libyan and 250 Algerian operators, representing different economic sectors, in addition to representatives of the various chambers of commerce, industry and agriculture and those of employers' organizations and other government economic agencies.
The forum is held in the form of plenary sessions, workshops and bilateral meetings (B to B).
Among the main areas of cooperation the forum is focusing on are energy, agricultural and food products, industrial and agricultural machinery, health, pharmaceuticals, electronics and household appliances, public works and building materials, paper, education, tourism, design offices and services.