Havana, Cuba.- The intergovernmental Cuba-Algeria cooperation commission will be held in Algiers from January 27 to 29, Rodrigo Malmierca, Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, announced Thursday.

Opportunity to continue strengthening the traditional friendly ties between our peoples, he posted on Twitter.

Both nations have maintained close ties since the African country’s independence in 1962, and work together in fields such as health, energy, new technologies, construction, education, culture and sports.

Cuban health specialists and technicians offer services in Algeria, as well as in the construction of hospitals.