ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER VISITS CUBA

HAVANA, --Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelmalek Sellal arrived in the Cuban capital today to pay an official visit, with the purpose of consolidating the bonds of friendship and solidarity between his country and Cuba.

At the Jose Marti International Airport, Sellal was welcomed by Cuban Foreign Vice Minister Abelardo Moreno and Public Health Vice Minister Marcia Cobas.

The visit, ending on Friday, will include official talks with the President of the Council of State and Ministers, Raul Castro.

Sellal and the delegation accompanying him will meet with other authorities, including the president of the National Assembly of People's Power, Esteban Lazo.

Cuba and Algeria have maintained solid relations since the latter country won its independence in 1962.

Source: Nam News Network