KIGALI- The African Union (AU), as part of its Human Rights Decade, with special focus on women’s rights, on Monday in Kigali (Rwanda) granted to Algeria the Highest Award in recognition of the efforts made by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, for the promotion of women’s role within the society

The award was presented by Chairwoman of the AU Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal at the closing ceremony of the 27th Ordinary Summit of AU Heads of State and Government.

This award was created exceptionally on this occasion and enshrines Algeria’s "leadership" in Africa in the promotion of human rights in the political, economic or social levels.

Algeria has also received the "Award of Social Development" as tribute to the "efforts and the policy pursued by the Head of the State in this regard."

On that occasion, Sellal who represented President Bouteflika at the Summit works hailed during a motion of thanks, the adoption of decisions with "great impact and which live up the current challenges," underlining the "historical" decision on the African Union financing.


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