Abdelmalek Sellal reappointed as Prime Minister
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has reappointed Abdelmalek Sellal as his Prime Minister. Sellal stood down from the Prime Ministerial position on 13th March 2014 to run the president’s election campaign. He was temporarily replaced by Energy Minister Youcef Yousfi as interim Prime Minister.
Sellal was President Bouteflika’s campaign manager in 2004 and 2009.