UPPER HOUSE CHIARMAN TO REPRESENT ALGERIA AT CASTRO FUNERAL

ALGIERS, -- Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has appointed the Chairman of the Council of the Nation (the upper house of the Parliament), Abdelkader Bensalah, to represent Algeria at the funeral of the late Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, who died last Friday at age of 90.

The Presidency said in a statement here Monday that "President Abdelaziz Bouteflika dispatched on Monday an important delegation led by Abdelkader Bensalah, Chairman of the Council of the Nation, to represent Algeria at the funeral services of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, which are set to take place on Tuesday, 29 November, in Havana."

Source: Nam News Network