ALGIERS- Political parties and national organizations hailed Friday, the decision of the president of the Republic to make Yennayer an official national holiday, considering it a historic act for the strengthening of national unity and the enshrinement of democracy.
ALGIERS- The Secretary General of the General Union of Algerian Workers (UGTA) Abdelmadjid Sidi Saïd hailed Friday, the decision of the president of the Republic to make Yennayer an official national holiday, considering it in line with the “strengthening and consolidation” of national unity.
ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to declare Yennayer, Amazigh new year's day, a paid national holiday is a "historic act," the minister of Communication Djamel Kaouane said.
ALGIERS- National Police chief, Major General Abdelghani Hamel, chaired Thursday at Ain Benian Police Academy in Algiers, the graduation ceremony for the first class of police lieutenants, made up of 376 officers, including 60 women.
EL OUED (Algeria)- Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi said Thursday that the creation of an Academy for Tamazight language is meant to strengthen national identity and unity.
ALGIERS- The decision of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika to declare the Amazigh year, Yennayer, as an official national holiday, has been welcomed by political parties and national organizations.
ALGIERS-Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui on Thursday said that the decisions taken by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on the administrative reorganization in the High Plateaus “were irreversible and their implementation is not affected by any financial difficulty.”
ALGIERS- A total area of 53,975 hectares of vegetation were ravaged by fire nationwide in 2017, said Thursday in Algiers, the General Directorate of Forests (DGF).
ALGIERS- The Secretary General of the High Commission for Amazighity (HCA), Si El-Hachemi Assad, welcomed, on Thursday in Algiers, the decision of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika to declare the celebration of the Amazigh new year, Yennayer, as a paid non-working day as from 12 January 2018, as it would contribute to consolidating the national cohesion.
ALGIERS- Algeria, through the spokesman of the ministry of Foreign Affairs, has strongly condemned Thursday the terrorist attack targeting a supermarket in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, and expressed "full solidarity" with Russians, voicing a "firm condemnation" of all forms of terrorism.