ALGERIA

Algeria’s new development plan (2015-19) will target an average annual growth rate of 7%, compared to a realized growth rate of 4% in the current plan (2010-14), Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said on 1 June, as he unveiled details of the new plan to parliament.

Mr Sellal’s first preview of the plan comes just over a month after the 17 April presidential elections which returned President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fourth term of office. In addition to focusing on...