Iranian parliamentary delegation to visit Algeria
A four-member Iranian parliamentary delegation is set to pay an official visit to Algeria in order to discuss regional and international issues with high-ranking Algerian officials, Press TV reported.
The delegation, headed by Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi, departs Tehran for Algiers on October 12.
The Iranian group, which also includes member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Abbasali Mansouri Arani, and members of the Majlis Presiding Board Hossein Sobhani-Nia and Mohammad Ashouri Taziani, will be holding meetings with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and a number of senior officials from the North African country during their four-day visit.
On August 5, Hafnaoui Amrani, the secretary general of Algeria's Council of the Nation called for the further expansion of diplomatic relations and cooperation between Algiers and Tehran in diverse areas.
During a meeting with the Deputy Majlis speaker for Executive Affairs Ali Afrashteh in Tehran, Amrani praised growing relations between the two countries, stressing that the Algerian parliament and government welcome enhancement of ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran.