Minister of State and Personal Representative of the Head of State Abdelaziz Belkhadem of Algeria

Belkhadem was born in Aflou, Laghouat Province, Algeria.
As an FLN candidate, Belkhadem was elected to the People's National Assembly (APN) in 1977 from Sougueur in Tiaret, and was re-elected as a deputy from Sougueur in 1982 and 1987.
Belkhadem was a member of the Political Bureau of the FLN from 1991 to 1997.
Belkhadem remained in office in a caretaker capacity, along with 11 ministers; the remaining 15, who won parliamentary seats in the election, were required to choose between those seats and their positions as ministers.
Lamin Zerwal? Is it meant to send reassuring messages to the Islamist trends that have not integrated under the concord slogan with a view to providing proof that the former PM was enthusiastic to do so? Either way, time will reveal that the arrangement of Algeria's internal affairs has started early since Belkhadem took the lead of the Liberation Front and removed his rival, Benflis.
In 2008, Belkhadem was again shifted out of the premiership and his predecessor Ahmed Ouyahia brought in, having also come out in favor of the constitutional amendment.
Belkhadem said he noted with the Moroccan party "a keenness to boost the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) in order to better exploit the potentials of the Maghreban countries.
Concerning Algeria's lifting visa requirements for Moroccans, Belkhadem said Algeria's decision will be known shortly, the same source said.
Belkhadem was elected to the national assembly in 1977, representing the municipality of Sougueur for the National Liberation Front (Front de Libration Nationale; FLN), then the countrys only legal political party.
Belkhadem said China's eight measures agreed at the Beijing summit on China-Africa cooperation helped develop Africa and benefit its people.
Belkhadem was named as minister of state in the reshuffle, which also sees new faces at the ministries of transport, health and agriculture, APS said, citing a statement from the president's office.
Algeria, UN agree to conditions for investigation of Algiers attack2008-01-31Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem said on Wednesday (January 30th) that Algerian authorities and the UN have reached an agreement on condit.
Differences arise in Algeria over potential third term for Bouteflika2007-12-18Prime Minister and FLN leader Abdelaziz Belkhadem says his party will seek to amend the Algerian Constitution to permit a third term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
President Bouteflika may run for a third term in Algeria2007-11-20Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem is calling on his party supporters to campaign for an amendment of the constitution to allow the re-election of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in 2009.
Belkhadem says he wants to concentrate on his job as secretary general of divided ruling National Liberation Front.
ALGIERS - Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem said Wednesday he wanted to step down to concentrate on his job as secretary general of the ruling National Liberation Front (FLN.
Belkhadem said Wednesday the party "will work in cooperation with the other political partners in implementing Bouteflika's programme for a just and equitable society.
ALGIERS - Algeria's new Prime Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem has promised constitutional reform and an increase in public workers' salaries after he was appointed on Wednesday night.
Belkhadem was quoted in press reports on Thursday saying a "revision" of the constitution and a long call for increase in pay for public sector workers would be his priorities.
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congress recently held in Algiers.
Previously a minister of state, and with a reputation as an "Islamist conservative," Abdelaziz Belkhadem was secretary-general of the National Liberation Front (FLN), formerly the only party and still the dominant political force in Algeria.
Prime Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem is the head of government for Algeria.
Algeria's prime minister vowed that national elections would go ahead next month despite suicide bombing attacks claimed by al-Qaeda killed 24 people and wounded 222 others in the capital.