Positions of Governors, Heads of institutions and Director of Presidential Office barred to "dual nationality" holders

date 2016/10/09 views 326 comments 0

icon-writer By: Imène Aouimer /*/ English Version: Med.B.

The deputies of the National People's Assembly, has repeated to the Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals, good board, their demands for the expanding of the list of senior responsibilities in the state and political functions that can be allotted only on the basis of the recipients enjoying the Algerian nationality exclusively, and not to confine this list to only 15 posts and positions.

 The MPs told to this effect the justice minister that the positions of Wali or Governor, Ambassador, Director of the Presidential Office, Consul and even heads of major institutions like Sonatrach, the Algerian airlines “Air Algérie”, in addition to  Sonelgaz and Bank managers are positions which should be devoted to Algerian nationality holders only barring those with dual nationality.

According to leaks from the closed-door meeting held by the Minister of Justice with the members of the Commission on Legal Affairs and freedoms at the Lower Chamber of Parliament yesterday, the commission members  pointed out that the projected law on the matter will protect and safeguard the country from any untoward contingency, through the requirement for the next officials to possess the Algerian nationality only in order to take up high-level positions.

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