Sellal receives Chadian Infrastructures Minister

APS - 04 April 2017

ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal received Tuesday, in Algiers, Chadian minister of Infrastructures, Adoum Younousmi, who carries a message from President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad to President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the Prime Minister's office said in a statement.

The two officials broached "bilateral cooperation and the development prospects of the Algerian-Chadian relations, especially in the economic field," the statement said.

"The Trans-Saharan Road project, mainly Niger-Chad section which has restarted, needs to be backed," the two sides stressed.

Regional issues of common interest were also among the topics tackled by the two officials, according to the statement.

The discussions took place in the presence of the minister of Public Works and Transport, Boudjema Talai.�