Algeria: Tebboune appoints Finance Minister as Prime Minister Benbader Rahman

#algeria Algerian Finance Minister Amene Benbader Rahman was appointed prime minister on Wednesday following the June 12 legislative elections, an appointment that reflects the will of the executive power to avert the serious socio-economic crisis facing Algeria.

“In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, appointed Mr. Amene Benbader Rahman as Prime Minister,” the Algerian president said in a statement.

“He is responsible for continuing consultations with political parties and civil society to form the government at the earliest,” the statement said.

Mr Benbader Rahman, 60, will replace Abdelaziz Gerad, who has begun in recent days to fail to address the crisis situation in the Maghreb’s biggest economy, which is essentially based on oil revenues.

In office since December 28, 2019, Mr. Gerard, 67, submitted his and his government’s resignation on 24 June to President Tebboune, who had entrusted him with current affairs management.

The head of state thanked his prime minister for leading the government “in difficult circumstances”, especially because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But he did not hide the criticisms against Mr Gerrad, publicly expressing dissatisfaction over his government’s inaction last January.

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