ALGERIA, SOUTH KOREA DISCUSS CO-OPERATION IN DIGITAL ECONOMY

ALGIERS, -- Algerian Deputy Minister for the Digital Economy and Financial Systems Modernization, Mouatassem Boudiaf, has held discussions in Seoul with the Deputy Minister for Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea (ROK), In-chang Song.

Discussions between the two, held Tuesday on the sidelines of the 5th South Korea-Africa Economic Co-operation Ministerial Conference (KOAFEC), focused on the digital economy, financial systems and the prospects for co-operation in those fields, a ministry statement here said.

The KOAFEC, taking place from Oct 24 to 27 in Seoul, is being organized by the ROK Ministry of Strategy and Finance. The event this year will focus on "Transformation of African Agriculture Through Industrialization and Exclusive Financing".

The biennial conference, initiated in 2006, will be an opportunity to discuss economic development and co-operation, sharing of experiences and the promotion of co-operation in developing resources between the Asian country and Africa.

Source: Nam News Network