ALGERIAN IDNUSTRY MINISTER TO ATTEND AUGUST WIEF IN JAKARTA
ALGIERS,– Algerian Industry and Mines Minister Abdessalem Bouchoureb will represent the country at the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) to be held from Aug 2 to 4 in Jakarta.
The Industry and Mines Ministry said in a statement here Wednesday that Bouchouareb held discussions with the Secretary-General of the WIEF, Ahmad Fuzi bin Haji Abdul Razak, who is here on a visit.
Both parties discussed the agenda for the Jakarta WIEF, which would focus on the halal industry (certification) for the food and clothing industries as well as Islamic finance, the statement said.
The meeting, which was also attended by the ambassadors of Malaysia and Indonesia in Algiers, was an opportunity to broach issues of economic co-operation between Algeria and the two South East Asian Islamic countries.
On this occasion, the Indonesian diplomat invited Bouchouareb to visit some industrial clusters, mainly those devoted to shipbuilding and aeronautics, while in Indonesia, the statement said.
Source: Name News Network