Minister of the Interior, Local Authorities and Urban Development, Brahim Merad, affirmed today, Saturday, in Algiers, that the wide reshuffle undertaken by the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, in the line of governors and delegated governors, “will give a new impetus and a greater dynamic to the local administration.”
During the inauguration ceremony of the governor of Algiers, Mr. Mohamed Abdenour Rabhi, Mr. Merad said that “the movement recently conducted by the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, reflects the great interest he attaches to managing public affairs at the local level.” And his personal monitoring of the performance of the various actors and the efficacy in taking care the issues related to the interests and aspirations of the citizen.
After noting that “these changes, which included 26 provinces and 3 administrative districts, would give a new impetus and a greater dynamic to local administration,” Mr. Merad reminded the new delegated governors of the size of their responsibility “especially since they are representatives of the state at the local level and those who are in charge of ensuring the management of public utilities, ensuring the security of people and property, improving the living conditions of the citizen, responding to his development aspirations, and ensuring with due diligence and sincerity, the actual and tangible implementation of the reforms initiated by the President of the Republic stemming from his fifty-fourth commitments.
Mr. Merad also stressed the need to take care of the citizen’s concerns, “which has become today one of the most important criteria for evaluating the work of public authorities,” highlighting the importance of “intensifying the ongoing field work of all local officials to identify the concerns of citizens.”
He also stressed the need to “raise” the pace of work and mobilize all human and material resources, at the level of the province of Algiers, which will be honored by hosting the Arab Summit in early November.