Algeria — Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal inspected Saturday in Constantine (431 km east of Algiers ) the project to build and equip a 3,000-seat theatre, initiated as part of the preparations for the event "Constantine, Capital of Arab Culture 2015."
Entrusted by mutual agreement, after the government's approval, to a Chinese company, this project was launched in October 2013 and will be delivered within 16 months.
An adjustment of DZD8.5 billion was requested to successfully complete this project, located in Zouaghi Slimane city, not far from Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport.
Prime Minister Abdelamlek Sellal insisted on need to equip, by the Chinese company in charge of the project, the theatre with high-tech facilities.
At the entrance of Ali Mendjeli city, Sellal symbolically inaugurated "Constantine 3" University which includes 44,000 pedagogical seats, a 38,000-bed dormitory and an 800-seat restaurant.
This university, one of the largest in the country, was built by a Chinese company for an authorization programme of DZD37.12 billion.