Council of the Nation
The Council of the Nation (majlis al'umma) is the upper house of the Algerian Parliament. It is made of 144 members, 2/3 of which are elected indirectly and 1/3 of which are appointed by the president.
Abdelkader Bensalah was elected as President of the Council of the Nation on July 2, 2002, re-elected on January 11, 2007 and January 10, 2008. Zohra Drif was elected as vice-president of the Council of the Nation on September 10, 2002, re-elected on March 7, 2007 and March 8, 2008.
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- ↑ "CIA World Factbook". Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. Retrieved 2009-12-07.