By Enyichukwu Enemanna
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has appointed his Chief of Staff, Nadir Larbaoui as the country’s new Prime Minister, replacing Aymen Benabderrahmane.
The Algerian leader on Saturday dismissed Benabderrahmane, who served as prime minister for about two and half years.
Benabderrahmane led a government of technocrats and representatives from parties supporting Tebboune but no reason was given for his sack.
No information was given about the reason for the dismissal of Benabderrahmane, who served as prime minister for about 2.5 years, leading a government of technocrats and representatives from parties supporting Tebboune.
Larbaoui, the new Prime Minister became Tebboune’s chief of staff in March.
He previously held roles as Algeria’s representative to the Arab League and permanent representative to the UN.
The President also appointed Boualem Boualem presidential adviser in charge of legal and judicial affairs and investigations, as acting director in charge of the presidential office.