Lieutenant General Saïd CHANEGRIHA,
Chief of Staff of People's National Army



     Lieutenant General Saïd Chanegriha was born on 1st August 1945 in El-Kantara, Wilaya of Biskra.

     He obtained military diplomas in: the Fundamental Training, the Application courses, Tanks Company Chief courses, Armoured Arm Captains courses, Command and Staff courses and the War High studies.

     Lieutenant General Saïd Chanegriha assumed the responsibility, in the Land Battle Corps, of the following functions:
  • Commander of Combat Tanks Battalion/ Armoured Brigade/ 3rd MR;
  • Chief of Staff of Armoured Brigade/ 3rd MR;
  • Commander of Armoured Brigade/ 3rd MR;
  • Chief of Staff of Armoured Division/ 5th MR;
  • Commander of the Application School of the Armoured Arm/ 5th MR;
  • Commander of Armoured Division/ 2nd MR;
  • Deputy Commander of the 3rd MR;
  • Commander of the 3rd MR.
  • Land Forces Commander

     Lieutenant General had participated in the campaign of the Middle East in Egypt.

     He has been promoted to the rank of General in 1998, to the rank of Major General in 2003 and to the rank of Lieutenant General in 2020.

     Lieutenant General Saïd Chanegriha has been decorated with the medal of PNA 1st, 2nd and 3rd chevron, the medal of PNA participation in two wars of Middle East 1967 and 1973, the Medal of Military Merit and the Medal of Honor.

     He is married and father of six (06) children.