Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Algerian households’ expenditure tripled over the last decade, says ONS

The annual total expenditure of Algerian households almost tripled during the last decade, moving from more than DZD 1,500 billion in to 2000 up to about DZD 4,490 billion in 2011, according to a survey carried out by the National Office of Statistics (ONS).
The total expenditure of Algerian households is estimated at DZD 4,489.5 in 2011 against 1,531.4 billion in 2000, i.e. an average monthly expenditure of 59,700 dinars per household, including DZD 25,000 for food spending, according to the results of the decadal survey on consumer expenditure and the living standards of households conducted by ONS.
This survey which covered a sample of 12,150 ordinary households shows that the total annual expenditure of the Algerian households nationwide almost tripled (2.9) during the last decade, recording a slightly lower coefficient in rural areas (2.4) against (3.2) in urban areas.


Lamamra held no discussion with Moroccan counterpart in Bamako

Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra and his Moroccan counterpart held no discussion on the sidelines of a ministerial meeting in Bamako, Mali, as alleged by some Moroccan media, the ministry of Foreign Affairs’ spokesman, Amar Belani, said Tuesday.
"Some Moroccan media have alleged that Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra discussed with his Moroccan counterpart on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting in Bamako. I categorically deny these preposterous allegations," Belani told APS.
"The two ministers greeted each other at the conference hall and exchanged some courtesy words. There had been no talks and no discussion about an alleged constructive dialogue, as speciously reported by those (Moroccan) media."
Moroccan website "www.360.ma" had alleged on Tuesday that "Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar discussed in Bamako with Algerian counterpart Ramtane Lamamra, on the sidelines of the works of the ministerial meeting" about the implementation of a United Nations’ integrated strategy for the Sahel.


Sunday, November 3, 2013

Pharmaceutics : Algerian US biotechnology project evoked

The setting up of pharmaceutical project on biotechnology was discussed Wednesday in Algiers during a meeting between Minister for Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mohamed Mebarki, and a delegation of the American Group phRMA led by its vice president, Ashraf Allam, the ministry said in a statement.


Development : Setif Takes Up Hi Tech Challenge

Wounding up a working visit to Setif , Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal underlined Tuesday the  State’s efforts in addressing the concerns of citizens, particularly the employment of young university graduates. Algerian University, and especially that of Setif (300-km east of Algiers), is the country’s pride considering the high level it has reached, Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, on a working and inspection visit to the province, said Tuesday.Sellal, who attended a lecture on the new technologies, given by Prof. Fatima Setifi, from the Science Faculty, stressed that "Algerian University should focus on technological sciences which are the bases for the building of a country, economy and civilization.""The Algerian University, in which 1.3 million students are registered, has a large number of teachers, but needs to adapt to the relevant environment and meet the technological challenges, which represent the future of the country."The Premier, at the end of the lecture, answered students’ questions about the development of student status, employment and development of scientific research. The other striking event was the great interest paid  by prime Minister and the delegation on the huge water project labeled mega water The mega water-transfer project, designed to convey yearly over 300 million cubic meters to the province of Sétif (300 km east of Algiers) as from the dams of Ighil Emda (Bejaia) and Erraguene (Jijel) has been deeply  inspected by Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal who insisted on delivering this project before late 2014.This DZD billion-worth project enters  part of the development of Setif high plains, is equipped with East system resulting in a new dam built in Draâ Eddis, near El Eulma, which will receive Erraguene dam waters and a West system leading to a new water detention structure in the locality of Mahouane, few kilometers of Sétif, and where will be stored waters stemming from Ighil Emda dam in Kherrata (Bejaia).


Publishing figures honored by Culture Minister :18TH INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR OF ALGIERS (SILA)

Several key figures of Algerian book publishing field have been honored Thursday by Culture Minister Khalida Toumi, on the sidelines of the 18th International Book Fair of Algiers (Sila).

During a ceremony, the dean of Algerian publishers Amar Guerfi, involved in all areas of book publishing after independence, and an active role in the war of national liberation, was honored by the Minister.
In 1966, Amar Guerfi had created one of the first printing of Batna province and the first library in his hometown, which continues to work today, before moving to Algiers to settle "Chiheb" publishing house and the library of the same name.
On this occasion, the Minister of Culture also honored the founder of the Association of Algerian publishers, Youcef Necib.
The commissioners who served as heads of the organizing committee of SILA were also honored including: Smail Ameziane Director of "Casbah" publishing houses, Ahmed Boussenna head of "Anep" publishing houses as well as the current Commissioner Hamidou Messaoudi.
The Minister of Culture has also thanked the "National Research Centre for the national movement and the revolution of November 1, 1954" through its director Djamel Yahiaoui for his contribution to the world of publishing.


National press: Moroccan campaign against Algeria, pressure to reopen borders : VIOLATION OF THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF ALGERIA IN CASABLANCA

The national press largely focused Sunday on the violation of the Consulate of Algeria in Casablanca (Morocco), describing this act as violation of the country’s sovereignty with the aim to exert pressure on Algeria to reopen its borders with the kingdom.
Le Jeune Indépendant said that this "deliberate" act is an "attack on the sovereignty of the country on November 1st, a historic date for the Algerian people."
Le Quotidien d’Oran noted, meanwhile, that the consulate of Algeria in Casablanca "was attacked by a small and well prepared provocation militia," stressing that the attack against the national emblem "is deeply concerning" and "opens an abyss."
"The violation of the Consulate of Algeria in Casablanca and the attack committed against the national emblem by rogues probably commissioned by makhzen constitute a dangerous provocation of Rabat" wrote the French-language daily El Watan.


Friday, November 1, 2013

La page Maison de l'Algérie attend votre mention " J' AIME"

La page Maison de l'Algérie attend votre mention " J' AIME"


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