Attar out in Algerian reshuffle

Issue 433 - 25 Feb 2021 | 1 minute read

Abdelmadjid Attar has been sacked just eight months after being appointed energy minister, in a 21 February government reshuffle ordered by President Abdelmajid Tebboune. Attar has been outspoken in criticising Sonatrach’s performance and management, and delays to implementing the new hydrocarbons law.

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