Algerian-Egyptian Working Group to Meet Monday in Cairo Ahead of 7th High Joint Commission

The meetings of the Algerian-Egyptian working group will take place in Cairo on Monday, as part of the preparation for the 7th session of the High Joint Commission, scheduled for Thursday and which will be co-chaired by Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal and his Egyptian counterpart Ibrahim Mahlab.

The Algerian delegation, comprising 30 members representing the different economic, cultural and social sectors, arrived Sunday in Cairo.

The members of the delegation will hold Monday a series of meeting with their Egyptian counterparts of the ministries of Religious Affairs and International Cooperation to examine bilateral relations and pending issues, propose appropriate solutions, present documents that are ready for signature and those that are still under examination in order to submit a report to the Follow-up Committee.

The meeting of the working group follows that held on 21 and 22 September in Cairo, as part of the preparation for the High Joint Commission.

On Wednesday, the Follow-up Committee will hold a meeting, which will be co-chaired by Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra and Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The meeting will be devoted to the finalization of the files to be submitted to the High Joint Commission on Thursday.

During his working visit to Cairo, Sellal will hold discussions with senior Egyptian officials, focussing mainly on bilateral relations and the situation in the Arab region, particularly in Palestine, Libya, Syria and Iraq, in addition to the coordination between the two countries on African issues and the coordination and consultation on the reform of the Arab League.

Source : Algerie Presse Service