TIPASA- Nearly two million food aid packages have been distributed to needy families by local authorities during the holy month of fasting Ramadan, said Monday in Tipasa Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui.
ALGIERS- The Government will continue to invest in human development, especially in the fields of education, higher education and scientific research as well as vocational training, according to the Action Plan that will be presented to members of the People's National Assembly (Lower House of Parliament) on Tuesday.
ALGIERS- The 14th edition of Algiers International Grand Prize of Qur’an Recitation kicked off Saturday evening in the Exhibition Centre of Algiers with the participation of 51 Muslim countries.
ALGIERS- The National Human Rights Council will hold a seminar on refugees next week, said its chairperson Benzerrouki Fafa Friday in Algiers.
ALGIERS- The police have seized over 104 kg of cannabis resin and arrested 8 individuals in the provinces of Oran, Tébessa, Tlemcen and Mostaganem, said Saturday a communiqué of the Police Directorate.
ALGIERS- Minister of Interior and Local Authorities Noureddine Bedoui instructed 29 governors to take all the necessary measures to facilitate, in the summer season, the reception of the members of the national community abroad at the level of ports, airports and border crossings, said Thursday the ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- Social issues are among the top priorities of the Government's Action Plan, which was examined and approved Wednesday by the Council of Ministers during a meeting chaired by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
ALGIERS- The president of the Algerian Red Crescent (CRA) Saida Benhabyles reiterated Algeria’s position to continue its humanitarian and solidarity action towards Syrian refugees by ensuring them all the social and health conditions.
ALGIERS- Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security Mourad Zemali affirmed Monday, in Algiers, that the rate of child labour in Algeria doesn’t exceed 0.5% of the total number of workers in controlled workplaces.

Zakat Ul-Fitr set at DZD100

Sunday, 11 June 2017 16:44
ALGIERS- Zakat Ul-Fitr (alms given at the end of the holy month of fasting Ramadan) for this year has been set at DZD100 for each person, said Sunday the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Wakfs in a statement.