Economics Affairs

National economic, social pact for Algeria's growth preserves social gains

APS - 27 April 2017

ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Wednesday, in Algiers, that the national economic and social Pact for the growth of Algeria aims at preserving the social gains and the building of an emerging and diversified national economy.

“My country is proud of the tripartite framework, which regularly groups together since 1991 the government, the trade union and the employers’ organizations and which allowed in 2013 elaborating a national economic and social Pact for growth, submitted to the International Labour Office, aimed at preserving the social gains and building an emerging and diversified national economy, creating wealth and lasting jobs,” said Sellal in a speech at the opening of the 2nd session of the specialized technical committee of the African Union (AU) on the social development, labour and employment.

In this regard, he underlined the urgent need to “establish, in our modes of governance (African countries), a permanent dialogue between the governments, social partners and the employers to bring the viewpoints closer, define the priorities and work together for the achievements of the objectives,” he added.

This second session of AU specialized technical committee on social development, labour and employment is organized under the patronage of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.