Middle East Economic Survey
Bouteflika Gives Draft Hydrocarbon Law Green Light, Opening Way For Parliamentary Approval
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on 22 February approved the draft Hydrocarbon Law, according to an official statement. The move opens the way for subsequent approval by the council of ministers and parliament, to which the draft legislation is due to be submitted in March. In January, the laws main sponsor, Energy and Mines Minister...