Havana, Cuba.-Cuba and Algeria signed a cooperation agreement on health on occasion of the presence here of Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelmalek Sellal, who is today in his second journey of an official visit.

Cuban Minister of Public Health, Roberto Morales, and his peer from the Democratic Republic of Algeria, Abdelmalek Boudiaf, signed the agreement, which is about the implementation modalities in cooperation.

The two sides assessed the document as an example of the common willingness to strengthen bilateral ties, mainly in searching joint solutions to health care problems.

Havana and Algiers also will sign other agreements of that kind and in branches such as biotechnology and higher education. Previously, Cuban President, Raul Castro, and the head of the Algerian government held official talks at the Palace of the Revolution.