The level of the cooperation relations between Algeria and Tunisia in the field of energy has reached a level of “excellence,” affirmed in Algiers Minister of Energy Salah Khebri and Tunisian Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining Zakaria Hamad, AllAfrica reported.

The two ministers made speeches at the end of the talks which focused on the assessment of the progress of the bilateral energy cooperation. This meeting is part of the visit paid to Algeria by Head of the Tunisian Government Habib Essid.

This visit which comes in the framework of cooperation and consultation between the two countries, “crown the work of the last joint commission” between Algeria and Tunisia, Habib Essid said, according to Ennahar Online.

In a statement to the press on his arrival at Houari Boumediene International Airport, Mr. Essid said that his visit to Algeria was “an opportunity to strengthen cooperation and consultation on political and economic issues of common interest.”