Abdelkader Bensalah is an Algerian politician born on 24 November 1941 in Felaoussene, he was appointed acting president April 9 after Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned.
Abdelkader Bensalah short biography
- 24 November 1941 in Felaoussene, Algeria
- Head of Algerian Center for Information and Culture in Beirut from 1970-1974
Formerjournalist for Algerian state-owned El Chaâb (1974-77)
- Elected to represent the province of Tlemcen in 1977.
- Algerian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (1989-1993)
- President of the National Transitional Council (1994-97)
- President of the People’s National Assembly (1997-2002)
- President of the Council of the Nation, the upper house of parliament. (July 2002 – present)
- Acting Algerian president (April 2019 – present)