The Algerian presidency announced that President Abdelmadjid Tebboune changed his prime minister and appointed Nader Arbawi, a veteran diplomat and current head of the presidential staff, to this position on Saturday, November 11, a year before the presidential elections.
The appointment of Mr. Larbi, who is loyal to the head of state, comes almost a year before the presidential elections scheduled for December 2024. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has not yet announced whether he will run for a second term or not.
Before his appointment as Director of President Tebboune’s Cabinet in March 2023, Mr. Arbawi followed a long diplomatic career, during which he was Algeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations and its ambassador on several occasions.
The reasons for the dismissal of Mr. Bin Abdul Rahman, who has been in office since June 2021, were not specified, but, According to the information site Line spacing “There has been a change in the executive branch that has been looming for some time.”.
According to the site TSA (All about Algeria)This change happens “After several criticisms” Mr. Tebboune expressed it publicly “Managing tensions related to the availability of food products and implementing some presidential decisions”.
Another clear sign that the president was not satisfied with the actions of the executive branch: a month ago, he ordered the reorganization of presidential services by appointing several advisors to whom he specifically entrusted the task of “Follow up and participate in the implementation of the President’s programme, directions and decisions”. These advisors were responsible for “Follow up on government activities” And so is everyone “Economic, political, institutional and diplomatic issues”.
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