Algiers and Beijing signed 19 cooperation agreements on Tuesday during Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s official visit to China where he met with his counterpart, Xi Jinping.
Tebboune arrived in Beijing on Monday for a state visit, where he was accompanied by an entourage of ministers and businessmen. Among the delegation were Algeria’s foreign, finance, energy, housing and trade ministers.
Xi received Tebboune and his delegation at Beijing's Great Hall of the People to discuss bilateral relations.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the agreements were in sectors including aerospace, agriculture, energy, railway transportation, science and technology. There were also agreements in education and sports, as well as telecommunications, sustainable urban development, trade, and inspection and quarantine.