ALGERIAN PRESIDENT RECEIVES FORMER INDONESIAN PRESIDENT MEGAWATI SUKARNOPUTRI

ALGIERS, -- Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika received here Sunday the former president of Indonesia, Megawati Sukarnoputri, who is on a visit to Algeria.

The audience was attended by Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament) Abdelkader Bensalah, Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, Minister of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Ramtane Lamamra, and Minister of National Solidarity, Family and Women's Affairs Mounia Meslem.

In a statement to the media following the audience, Megawati said "we had very interesting and fruitful discussions" with President Bouteflika.

The former Indonesian president said she was pleased to meet President Bouteflika. They discussed mainly issues relating to economic, cultural and social fields, as well as history, she added.

Source: Nam News Network