The Minister of Moudjahidine and Rightsholders, Laid Rebiga, presided, on Thursday in Algiers, over a ceremony to award prizes to the winners of the 27th edition of the 1st November 1954 Prize, under the theme “Glorious history, New Era” this year.
In a speech delivered on this occasion, Mr Rebiga stressed the importance of this competition, set up by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 96-240, in preserving the national memory and the history of the war of liberation for future generations, recalling the various themes of the competition, which focus in particular on audiovisuals, research into history and the promotion of creative and literary works.
This competition, he continued, “is part of the government’s action plan and the programme of the President of the Republic, Mr Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who is working to preserve the national memory and record history, from the Resistance to independence through the national movement, but also to achieve economic, social and cultural recovery.
He said, in this framework, the film “El Sakia”, produced by the Ministry, the first shot of which was given last Wednesday by the Ministry of Moudjahidine and Rightsholders in the company of the Tunisian Minister of Interior and Local Communities, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the commemoration of the massacres of Sakiet Sidi Youcef.
The Moudjahidine sector will pursue its efforts to produce 15 audiovisual works in order to embed the values of the November 1 Revolution in the younger generations, Rebiga said, calling on young people to serve and be loyal to the country.
The Minister expressed his thanks “to the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications which contributed to the organisation of this ceremony and provided all the conditions for its success through the company Algeria Telecom”.