Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, on a working visit Thursday to M’sila inspected the construction site of a new university centre in the city.
Sellal urged the university officials to inaugurate specialties related to the agriculture and industry which offer future job opportunities in this region.
The Premier instructed the central officials to finance the construction of some 1,000 pedagogic seats and 150 housing units.
As part of the five-year 2005-2009 and budgeted at 9.981 billion dinars, the project covers an area of 102ha. It comprises an auditorium, to be delivered in September 2013, and an administrative centre, which completion is planned for October 2013.
The new university center will have 17,000 pedagogic seats and support premises, dormitories of 11,000 places, two main restaurants, a central library, a sports complex, a printing center and a medical center.
This university will include an institute for sport sciences and techniques, 10 research laboratories, (current rate of works 5%), a national centre of research in human sciences, worth 1,683 billion dirans.