Lieutenant General Said CHANEGRIHA, Chief of Staff of the People's National Army, proceeded this Monday, March 15th, 2021, on behalf of the President of the Republic, Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of National Defence, to the official installation of Major General Mohammed Salah BENBICHA, as Acting Secretary General of the Ministry of National Defence:
"On the behalf of the President of the Republic, Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of National Defence and in accordance with the presidential decree of March 11th, 2021, I officially install Major General Mohammed Salah BENBICHA, as Acting Secretary General of the Ministry of National Defence, replacing Major General Abdelhamid GHRIS"
For this occasion, the Lieutenant General gave instructions and orientations to the executives of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of National Defence, in order to pursue the efforts aimed at serving Algeria and protecting its major interests, while exhorting them to show total commitment, resolution and perseverance in the accomplishment of their assigned missions.
The installation ceremony was attended by the different Heads of Departments, the General Controller of the Army, the Directors and Heads of Central Services of the Ministry of National Defence and the General Staff of the People’s National Army.
By the end of the meeting, the Lieutenant General proceeded to the signature of the minutes related to the transfer of power.