Algeria’s President Tebboune on 5 July laid the foundation stone for a 300,000 m3/day desalination plant at Fouka in Tipaza province 30km west of Algiers.

The project is being developed by the ‘Algerian Energy Company’ (AEC) subsidiary of Sonatrach with construction work to be undertaken by fellow state firm Cosider. (CONTINUED - 128 WORDS)