According to the written statement made by the Algerian Presidency, Industry Minister Ferhat Ayet Ali was dismissed and replaced by Muhammed Başa. According to local media reports, Ferhat Ayet was publicly criticized for his ban on bringing second-hand vehicles to the country.
Erzaki Berraki, Minister of Water Resources, transferred his seat to Mustafa Kemal Meyhubi. Berraki, who could not find a solution to the lack of water experienced in many cities of the country last summer, was the target of criticism by being inadequate in the public opinion.
President Abdulmecid Tebbun removed the state ministries from the cabinet, and gathered some ministries under one roof. Prime Minister Abdulaziz Cerrad remained in his post.
The Ministries of Energy and Mining were merged in the Ministry of Energy, Public Works and Transport and two separate ministries under the Ministry of Settlement to become a single ministry.
In addition, state ministries such as the Sahara Climate, Future Planning, Foreign Trade, Cinema Industry and Culture Production ministries were also terminated in the new cabinet.
TURNING TO THE FACES IN THE BUTEFLIKA PERIOD
President Abdulmecid Tebbun opened the doors of the government to the faces of the old period with the appointment of former President Abdulaziz Bouteflika’s Undersecretary Muhammed Ali Bugazi as the Minister of Tourism Traditional Arts and Family Studies in the new cabinet.
Bugazi was known as the reader of Bouteflika’s public announcements during illness periods between 2013 and 2019.
Delile Bucuma, who served as Environment Minister for many years during the Bouteflika period, was also deemed appropriate in Cerrad’s new government.
POLITICAL PROCESS IN ALGERIA AFTER BUTEFLIKA
Algeria entered a lively period as of February 2019, with Abdulaziz Bouteflika becoming a candidate despite his poor health.
Bouteflika had to resign with the intervention of the military after the mass protests gained momentum across the country. In order to end the protests, Tabbun took office in the elections held in December 2019, at the insistence of the administration.
Tabbun brought the country to a referendum in November 2020 for the new constitution, which he saw as key importance in his time, and the new constitution was adopted with approximately 68 percent of the vote in the referendum attended by only a quarter of Algerian voters.
Tebbun, who declared that he did not want to work with “old administration remnants” by holding elections in accordance with the constitution, officially abolished the parliament and pressed the button for early elections.
The Algerian Presidency, with its new draft election law prepared last month, sent the proposal to political parties to switch to an “open list” system, where voters can choose to rank in the candidate lists as they wish.
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