ALGIERS-The laws adopted during this session are in line with the policy of reforms and modernization initiated by Algeria, said Monday Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House) Abdelkader Bensalah.

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ALGIERS-Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House), Abdelkader Bensalah, President of the People's National Assembly (Lower House) Said Bouhadja and Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia on Friday morning performed Eid ul-Fitr prayer at the Great Mosque of Algiers with the citizens.

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ALGIERS- Speaker of the Council of the Nation Abdelkader Bensalah, Speaker of the People’s National Assembly Said Bouhadja and Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia chaired, at the Grand Mosque of Algiers, an award ceremony for the winners of Algiers International Prize of Recitation, Psalmody and Exegesis of the Holy Quran on the occasion of the celebration of the Night of Decree (Laylat al-Qadr).

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ALGIERS- The speaker of the Council of the Nation (upper house of Parliament) Abdelkader Bensalah discussed, in a meeting with the Bosnian Foreign Minister Igor Crnadak Monday, in Algiers, the ways and methods to promote bilateral relations in the light of the potentialities and opportunities offered by the two countries. 

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ISTANBUL (Turkey)-Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House) Abdelkader Bensalah, representative of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the Extraordinary Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held Friday in Istanbul on the situation in Palestine, reiterated “Algeria’s steadfast position in favour of the Palestinian people and just cause.”  

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ALGIERS- Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House of the Parliament) Abdelkader Bensalah has held discussions, Friday in Istanbul, with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, on the sidelines of his participation in the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said the Upper House in a communiqué.

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ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has designed the Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament), Abdelkader Bensalah, to represent him at the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to take place in Turkey's Istanbul on Friday, following the recent developments in Palestine, said Wednesday the Presidency of the Republic in a communiqué.

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ALGIERS- Speaker of the Council of the Nation Abdelkader Bensalah reiterated Tuesday, in an audience granted to the member of the National Palestinian Council and head of the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs Intissar Al-Wazir, Algeria’s “unwavering” support to the Palestinian people for the establishment of their independent State with its capital al-Quds, said a communiqué of the Council.

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DAHRAN (Saudi Arabia)- The king of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, on Sunday conveyed his greetings to President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, through the speaker of the Council of the Nation Abdelkader Bensalah, extending his sincere condolences over the military aircraft crash in Boufarik, Blida, on Wednesday.

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DHAHRAN (Saudi Arabia)- The speaker of the Council of the Nation, Abdelkader Bensalah, said Sunday in Dhahran, that it was time for Arab States to deal with the risks and challenges facing the nation," adding that we must be aware that our security and stability are in jeopardy.

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