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Constitution amendment: Expert committee’s conclusions to serve as basis for broader consultations

Published on : Tuesday, 14 January 2020 19:38   Read : 6 time(s)
Constitution amendment: Expert committee’s conclusions to serve as basis for broader consultations

ALGIERS- The conclusions of the Expert Committee in charge of drawing up proposals on the revision of the Constitution, officially installed on Tuesday "will serve as a basis to broader process of consultations," President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune plans to engage.

During the Expert Committee installation ceremony, Chief of Staff of the Presidency of the Republic Noureddine Ayadi said that the "the conclusions of the Committee will constitute the first stage in the President of the Republic’s approach leading to the Constitution amendment and will be used as a basis for a very broad process of the consultations he intends to launch, associating the players of the political scene and civil society," said a communiqué of the Presidency of the Republic.

Following the "instructions of President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune, the Chief of Staff of the Presidency of the Republic Noureddine Ayadi chaired on Tuesday the official installation ceremony of the Expert Committee entrusted with elaborating proposals on the revision of the Constitution," added the same source.


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Ayadi, quoted by the communiqué, said the "installation of the Committee, one month after President Tebboune took office, reflects his determination to materialize his electoral commitments and to move quickly towards political and institutional reforms to which aspire the people."

Speaking about "the sensitive situation which implies several emergency questions, economic and social in particular," Ayadi said "President Tebboune, aware of the crucial aspect of the rebuilding of the State on sound foundations, gives utmost priority to the revision of the Constitution."

The Expert Committee, chaired by Professor Ahmed Laraba, is composed of 18 university professors Law and experts from the Algerian community abroad.

The composition of the Expert Committee "reflects the new mode of governance that the President of the Republic ambitions to implement and consolidate from now on, based on the conditions of competence, knowledge, diversity and representativeness," added the source, quoting Ayadi.

The Chief of Staff of the Presidency of the Republic said that the mission letter sent by President Tebboune to the Committee "clearly defined the contours of its reflection on the constitutional amendment," stressing that "the Committee will be able to freely and responsibly enlarge its field of reflection to other aspects of the Constitution, and consequently propose any amendment that it deems appropriate."

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Constitution amendment: Expert committee’s conclusions to serve as basis for broader consultations