Chairman of CITIC Group Corporation Chang Zhenming held talks upon invitation at the China World Summit Wing, Beijing with Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia of Algeria at noon on September 5, 2018. Algerian Prime Minister was in China for the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.
Chang Zhenming briefed the Prime Minister on the development of CITIC Construction’s projects in Algeria, saying that the CITIC Group Corporation has the ability and confidence to actively organize and coordinate the best resources in China and promote the implementation of the phosphate comprehensive development project as soon as possible.
Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia appreciated the Algerian East-West Expressway Project CITIC Construction built and operated for many years, and hoped that the phosphate comprehensive development project promoted by CITIC Construction could become a model for building a closer China-Africa relationship and implementing the Belt and Road Initiative.
Abdelkader Messahel, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Algeria and Ahcène Boukhelfa, Algerian Ambassador to China attended the meeting.
ChenXiaojia, Chairman of CITIC Construction, and Zhao Yong and Liu Jie, Assistant Presidents of CITIC Construction, accompanied them in the visit.