ALGIERS- Minister of Justice, Belkacem Zeghmati, has decided to suspend the hearings of the criminal and correctional courts in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus, the ministry said Monday in a statement.
ALGIERS- The Bureau of the Council of the Nation (the Upper House) has decided to "exceptionally" suspend its activities as of Monday. This measure is intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, said Monday a statement from the Council.
ALGIERS- National Education Minister Mohamed Ouadjaout on Monday said that the ministry works to develop more consistent syllabuses, improve and update the teaching methods and lighting schoolbags. The ministry’s endeavor is part of a roadmap "School: Destination towards the future.”
ALGIERS - Minister of Communication, spokesperson for the Government, Ammar Belhimer, said on Monday that the Hirak, which is "transcurrent and transgenerational" popular protest movement has been “infiltrated by certain political currents" in order to "make it divert from its civic, patriotic, democratic and plural vocation," evoking a "neo-Hirak "which" stands still and settles in deadlock."
ALGIERS - Acting Chief of Staff of the People's National Army, Major General Said Chengriha will supervise on Tuesday the installation of Major General Ammar Atamnia as Commander of Land Forces, said a communiqué of the Ministry of National Defence on Monday.
ALGIERS- The minister of Communication, spokesman of the government, Ammar Belhimer, praised Monday the "voices of reason," calling for a "beneficial break" and a truce as a precautionary measure by the popular movement protests (Hirak), despite attempts by "antinational forces" to convert it into a non-armed "insurrectional movement meant to paralyze the country."
ALGIERS- The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Wakfs called on Sunday, imams to take preventive measures due to the spread of Coronavirus, namely the alleviation of prayers, including Friday Prayer, with the closure of mosques directly after the end of each prayer.
ALGIERS – Chairman of the Constitutional Council Kamel Fenniche said Sunday in Algiers that submitting the draft amendment of the Constitution to popular referendum would guarantee the expression of the people’s will, in accordance with Articles 7 and 8 of the Basic Law.
ALGIERS- Algerian airline Air Algerie has repatriated nearly 160 Algerian nationals from Wuhan, China, from the holy places of Islam and, currently, from Morocco since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.