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Body of former President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, buried in Al-Alia Cemetery

The body of the former President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who passed away last Friday, at the age of 84, was buried today, Sunday, at the Martyrs’ Square in Al-Alia cemetery (Algiers).

The funeral was attended by the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, the Speaker of the Council of the Nation, Saleh Goudjil, the Speaker of People’s National Assembly, Ibrahim Boughali, the President of the Constitutional Council, Kamel Fennich, Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Aïmene Benabderrahmane and Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army, Lieutenant-General Said Chengriha as well as members of the government.

The funeral was also attended by senior state officials, national figures and mujahidin, and representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Algeria, as well as members of the family of the deceased.

In a eulogy, the Minister of Mujahidin and Rights Holders, Mr. Eid Rebika, mentioned the deceased’s struggle path and the most prominent milestones of his political life.

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