On the occasion of the celebrations of the sixtieth anniversary of the recovery of national sovereignty, the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, accompanied by his Tunisian counterpart, Mr. Kais Saied, inaugurated today, Monday, in Sidi Fredj (Algiers), the “Monument of Freedom” memorial which immortalizes the hoisting of the national flag in the sky of independent Algeria.
The President of the Republic was also accompanied at the inauguration ceremony of this monument by the Speaker of the Council of the Nation, Mr. Salah Goudjil, the Speaker of the People’s National Assembly, Mr. Brahim Boughali, and the Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army, Major General Said Chanegriha, as well as senior state officials and members of the government, along with national figures and Mujahideen.
After listening to the national anthem, Presidents Abdelmadjid Tebboune and Kais Saied made the official inauguration of this historic monument.
This memorial monument commemorates the site where the national flag was hoisted in the sky of independent Algeria by the hero Colonel Si Mohand Welhadj, after the French flag was lowered from the port of Sidi Fredj.
Among the attendees at the time were Colonel Saleh Boubnider, the mother of martyr Didouche Mourad, and Colonel Youcef Al-Khatib, who also attended today’s inauguration ceremony.