Speaker of the Council of the Nation, Mr. Saleh Goudjil, praised, today, Tuesday, the symbolism of November 1, 1954, for the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, in drawing the contours of the new Algeria.
During a parliamentary seminar organized on the occasion of the commemoration of the 68th anniversary of the outbreak of the glorious revolution of November 1, 1954, and in commemoration of the meeting of the six historical leaders, Mr. Goudjil highlighted “the symbolism of the first of November and the choice of the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, of this date for the referendum on the 2020 constitution and the holding of the Arab Summit” noting that this date “constitutes a break with the past and a beginning of a new stages in serving the interests of the people.”
He also praised “the importance that the President of the Republic attaches to the collective memory of Algerian women and men in order to establish a link between today’s generation with its past and push it to draw the contours of its future within the framework of the new Algeria.”
In a lecture entitled “On the Way to the Revolution of the First of November 54: Events and Milestones,” Mr. Goudjil evoked some of the stages of the national movement, especially the stage of the special organization that was entrusted with the task of forming the nucleus that launched the first spark of the revolution.
Mr. Goudjil called on historians and researchers to “examine the articles of the first statement of November and the messages that it carried” with “particular attention to writing history.”