ALGIERS- Speaker of Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament) Abdelkader Bensalah, Speaker of the People's National Assembly (Lower House) Said Bouhadja and Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Sunday performed Eid ul-Fitr prayer at the Grand Mosque of Algiers.
ALGIERS- Algeria has strongly condemned the "cowardly and desperate" terrorist attack scheme against the Grand Mosque of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, which was thwarted Friday evening, the spokesman of the ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abdelaziz Benali Cherif, told APS on Saturday.
ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune said Friday that private TV channels will be regulated before the end of 2017, with their accreditation as Algerian channels according to a "more precise" set of specifications.
ALGIERS- A terrorist, in possession of a Kalashnikov sub-machine gun and three fully loaded magazines, surrendered Friday to the military authorities in Skikda, the ministry of National Defence said Saturday in a statement.
ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune said Friday that the presence of African displaced people in Algeria will be regulated, stressing that Algeria "allows no harm to its reputation," in reference to those who seek to undermine Algeria's image or label it as racist.
ALGIERS- Algeria has expressed "satisfaction" with the nomination of former Lebanese minister of Culture Ghassan Salame as United Nations chief's special representative to Libya, stressing full willingness to contribute to the efforts for the implementation of Libya's political agreement of 17 December 2015," the spokesman of the ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abdelaziz Benali Cherif, said Saturday.
ALGIERS- The opinions of the heads of the parliamentary groups within the People’s National Assembly were mitigated, in their speeches Friday to discuss in a plenary session the government’s action plan, among those who welcomed the plan’s content, as it is a completion and continuation of the implementation of the programme of President of the Republic, those who called for further guarantees for the implementation of projects and those who considered that this plan hasn’t taken into consideration the current socio-economic situation.
ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced Friday the forthcoming setting up of a national consultative committee to examine the issue of supporting the disadvantaged sections of the society, in charge of the drafting of laws and measures on the State’s support to the eligible parties, as part of the efforts aimed at enshrining the State’s social character principle.
ALGIERS- The deputies of the People’s National Assembly adopted Friday by majority the action plan of the government, presented Tuesday by Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune, in accordance with the article 94 of the Constitution.
ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced Friday, in Algiers, the organization, on the instructions of President of Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, of a special session of Baccalaureate exam for the student who were excluded from the last session because of delay.