Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 22

29-May-2006

ALGERIA

Algerian President Appoints New Prime Minister

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on 24 May appointed Abdelaziz Belkhadem to the post of prime minister following the resignation of Ahmed Ouyahia, head of the Democratic National Rally (RDN). Mr Belkhadem is a member of President Bouteflikas National Liberation Front (FLN) and has served as a minister and the presidents personal representative. Mr Ouyahia had of late faced growing...