Monthly Archives: December 2016

PPF urges Bahrain to end prosecution of rights’ activist

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has written a letter to His HM Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain to express its concern over the continued persecution of human rights and free …

20TH TRIPARTITE MEETING ON ALGERIAN ECONOMY TO BE HELD IN MARCH 2017

ALGIERS, The 20th tripartite meeting involving the government, trade unions and employers will be held in March next year to assess the economic measures taken by the State, says Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal.

He …

ALGERIA TO CALL TENDERS FOR 4,000 MW OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOON

ALGIERS, Algeria will soon issue a national and international invitation to tender for the production of 4,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from renewable energy sources as part of the implementation of the National Renewable Energy …

ALGERIA’S FOREX RESERVES DROP TO 114 BILLION USD

ALGIERS, Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal says the country’s foreign exchange reserves will fall to 114 billion US dollars by the end of December 2016.

Speaking on State-owned Algerian Television Wednesday, Sellal said the situation …

ALGERIA PROJECTS REVENUES FROM HYDROCARBON EXPORTS TO REACH 35 BLN USD IN 2017

ALGIERS, Algeria’s revenues from exports of oil and gas are expected to rise of 35 billion US dollars next year against 27.5 billion USD in 2016, says Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal.

He told Algerian Television …

8,000 LAND MINES DESTROYED IN ALGERIA

ALGIERS, A total of 8,104 old anti-personnel and anti-tank mines have been destroyed in Algeria’s southern operational sectors of Tindouf and Bechar under the 3rd Military Region this month, the Ministry of National Defence says.…

ALGERIAN CABINET APPROVES 900 MLN EURO CONCESSIONAL LOAN FROM AFDB

ALGIERS, Algeria’s Council of Ministers (Cabeint) has approved a loan agreement signed between Algeria and the African Development Bank (AfDB) for a concessional loan of 900 million euros.

The loan, which carries a concessionary interest …