The Council of Ministers approves Government’s Action Plan. 14 June 2017

The Council of Ministers which has been held on June 14th in Algiers under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika had examined and approved the Government’s action plan.

This action plan which is to be presented soon before the People’s National Assembly (Lower House-APN) is a continuation of the implementation of President Bouteflika programme.

Algeria’s Amel Mohandi wins International Emerging Young leaders Award.

Washington – 05 May 2017.

Algerian Amel Mohandi was awarded, in Washington, by the US Department of State as “young emerging leader” in the world.

Tenth anniversary of the attack of the Government palace: Prime Minister Sellal pays tribute to the memories of the victims.

Algiers, 11 April 2017.

Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has paid tribute to the memory of the victims of the bombing that targeted the Government Palace in Algiers on 11 April 2007.

The remembrance ceremony, marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack, was attended by the Minister of Interior and Local Authorities Noureddine Bedoui, former minister of Interior and Local Authorities Noureddine Yazid Zerhouni and Director General of the Civil Protection Mustapha Lahbiri as well as families of the victims.

During the ceremony, a wreath was laid at the entrance of the building and Al Fatiha (The Opening chapter of the Holy Qur’an) was read in the memory of the victims.

In a statement on this occasion, Sellal reiterated the Government’s solidarity with the families of the victims.

“Algeria is enjoying today security, peace and stability thanks to the sacrifices of its children, whom we will always remember.” said the Prime Minister.

At the end of the remembrance ceremony, Bedoui received the families of the victims and listened to their concerns regarding their social situation. They, however, expressed satisfaction at the solidarity of the Government since the terrorist attack to date.

Twenty people were killed and over 200 others were injured in the Government Palace attack.

Algiers Grand Mosque,”citadel of moderation” in Africa & the Mediterranean.

Algiers – 22 March 2017.

A delegation of the League of Ulemas, Preachers and Imams of Sahel countries expressed Tuesday its admiration for the Great Mosque of Algiers, describing it as a “huge project meant to be a citadel of moderation in Africa and the Mediterranean.” 

In a visit to the Great Mosque of Algiers project, the members of the delegation said the mosque was among “the greatest religious projects worldwide.”

It is “meant to be a citadel of moderation in Africa and the Mediterranean” they added.

The Senegalese representative at the League said the mosque “will be a beacon of knowledge and a religious centre for Africa and Europe given its strategic position and the resources made available for its building”.

Chadian representative stressed Algeria’s efforts “for the consolidation of the moderate religious position in the Sahel region and Africa” . The new mosque of Algiers, he said, will have an outstanding impact and will be a favourite destination for the Ulemas of Sahel and Africa.

The League’s secretary general, Youcef Belmahdi, said “the huge project reflects Algeria’s and position in favour of the values of cooperation tolerance.”

Successful launch of the three Algerian satellites Alsat-1B, Alsat-2B and Alsat 1N.

26 September 2016. Successfully launched three Alsat-1B, Alsat-2B and Alsat 1N Algerian satellites by the Indian launcher PSLV C-35 from the Sriharikota site of the Satish Dhawan Space Center in the Chennai region of the South- East India. Alsat-1B is the second Algerian satellite of observation of the earth with medium resolution, launched by Algeria […]