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Since achieving independence in 1962, Algeria has pursued an activist foreign policy, pushing interests of developing countries through the Non-Aligned Movement, as well as in groups like the G-77. Current president of the republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, served as the 29th president of the UN General Assembly in 1974 during his lengthy term...

 

With similar pasts and a common mission, China and Africa have extended sympathy to and helped each other throughout the years, and together, we have embarked on a distinctive path of win-win cooperation.

 

What is Algeria’s model for growth to 2030?

 

Under its constitution, which was last amended in 2016, Algeria is a semi-presidential republic, with a president acting as head of state and a prime minister acting as head of government. Elected for a five-year term, the president is empowered to appoint the prime minister and a council of ministers, following consultation with the...

 

Algeria’s population reached 42.3m by the end of 2018, making it the second-largest country in North Africa after Egypt, which surpassed 100m earlier in the year. With demographic growth of 1.7% in 2017, Algeria’s Ministry of Health expects that the population will reach 51m by 2030. The population remains relatively young, with a median age...

 

How would you assess Algeria’s achievements in the agricultural sector in recent years?