ALGERIA, TUNISIA SET UP JOINT COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

ALGIERS, -- Algeria's Minister of National Education, Nouria Benghebrit, says a an Algerian-Tunisian joint committee has been established to implement decisions reached by the two neighbouring countries relating to bilateral co-operation in education and teaching.

Following a working session with the visiting Tunisian Minister of Education, Neji Jalloul, here Monday, Benghebrit told the media that an ad-hoc committee had been officially set up to implement the decisions taken in bilateral meetings.

She added that the training system in Algeria was similar to that in effect in Tunisia.

She also stressed that Algeria and Tunisia had to meet challenges they were facing and to resolve common problems, especially through the exchange of experience and training of trainers.

During the meeting, the focus was on the need to "upgrade the Maghreb joint heritage to introduce it in textbooks", she stressed.

The Tunisian minister emphasized the importance of real co-operation benefiting the two sides, noting a shortage in training of trainers in both countries.

Source: Nam News Network