The President of the Council of the Nation, Salah Goudjil received on Wednesday in Algiers, officials and representatives of national media, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the installation of the upper house of Parliament, an opportunity to salute the role of the media in the defense of the supreme interests of the country, said a statement of the Council.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the installation of the Council of the Nation, under the slogan “A quarter of a century in the history of a constitutional body… from the national recovery to the new Algeria”, Mr Salah Goudjil received officials and representatives of national media, with whom he visited the various exhibitions organised in the framework of this event.
These exhibitions highlighted “the most important legislative and union actions, but also those related to parliamentary diplomacy for 25 years”.
Goudjil pointed out that the Council had published, on this occasion, the first tome of a book published in Arabic and French, which relates facts spread over 20 months (from 9 April 2019 to end of December 2020).
In his address, the President of the Council of the Nation welcomed the “role of the media”, praising the national and noble missions it carries out “with professionalism, a high sense of responsibility and credibility in the name of freedom of the press and the defence of Algeria’s supreme interests”.
Moudjahid Salah Goudjil also recalled the qualities and achievements of the martyr Mustapha Benboulaid and his role in launching the November 1, 1954 Revolution, with the sole objective of gaining independence for which one and a half million Algerians died as martyrs.