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March 3, 2011

Despite Disagreements – Algeria, Morocco Expanding Relationship

ALGIERS- Moroccan Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment Amina Benkhadra is to start Tuesday a two-day working visit to Algeria, said Algerian ministry of Energy and Mines.

The Moroccan minister will meet Youcef Youfi, the minister of Energy and Mines, and pay a visit to Hassi R’mel and Ghardaia, according to a ministry’s statement. Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci said Wednesday that Algeria and Morocco were making efforts…read more

March 3, 2011

UNECA calls for Maghreb co-operation

The lack of collaboration among North African states hinders economic development, experts say.Regional integration and increased collaboration are necessary to overcome challenges facing the Maghreb, participants at a Rabat forum concluded.

The 26th meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) on North Africa met in Rabat from February 22nd to 25th. ICE is part of the United Nation’s Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and includes the five Maghreb states plus Egypt and Sudan…read more

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