ALGIERS – Saturday, 21 May 2022 (APS) – Algeria has been elected by plebiscite for the vice-presidency of the Union of State Councils and African Supreme Courts, created last Tuesday in Cairo (Egypt), the Council of State said Saturday in a statement.
“On the occasion of the creation of the Union of State Councils and African Supreme Courts, a big ceremony was organized on 17 May in Cairo, under the patronage of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi, coinciding with the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of the Egyptian State Council marking the 75th anniversary of its creation, during which President Al-Sissi received the presidents and representatives of the State Councils and African Supreme Courts, with the participation of the Egyptian Justice Minister Omar Marwan and of Chairman of Egyptian Council of State, Counselor Mohamed Hossam Al-Dine.”
Algeria was represented in this ceremony by Chairwoman of the State Council Farida Benyahia and Chairman of the chamber of the State Council Moussa Boussof.
“Farida Benyahia was elected by plebiscite for the vice-presidency of the Union for a two-year term. The next session will be chaired by the Algerian Council of State, in accordance with the statutes of this new body,” said the source.