EL TARF- Minister of the Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Kamel Beldjoud met Monday, in El Tarf, his Tunisian counterpart Tawfik Charafeddine, as part of the ongoing preparations to reopen the land borders between the two countries to travelers, starting from July 15th.
The meeting took place at the border post of Oum Tboul where an update was made on the preparations relating to the reopening of the land borders between Algeria and Tunisia in application of the joint decision of the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune , and his Tunisian counterpart, Kaïs Saïed, to reopen the land borders between the two countries in mid-July.
The meeting took place in the presence of the walis of the border wilayas with Tunisia, namely El Tarf, Tébessa, Souk Ahras and El Oued, as well as the Director General of Algerian Customs, Noureddine Khaldi.
President Tebboune announced, last week, the joint decision with his Tunisian counterpart to reopen the borders to the movement of cars and people with the brotherly country, Tunisia, as of July 15.
The Algerian-Tunisian borders were until then open only to the movement of goods transport.