Algeria : President Bouteflika accentuates on the Role of Press

Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Photo: AFP

NEWSROOM (ADV) -President of the Algerian republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika emphasized on the role of the press in revealing shortcomings and drifts, considering that “it is a valued contribution to the recovery of the situation and strengthening of the rule of law.”

In his message to the press corporation, on the occasion of the celebration of the National Press Day, the head of state said that the fact of “underlining the shortcomings existing throughout our country or the drifts recorded here and there, is a valued contribution to the recovery of the situation and the strengthening of the rule of law.”

“Even if we welcome, legitimately, on every occasion our country’s progress, we shouldn’t neglect, however, the shortcomings in several fields, as we shouldn’t underestimate the dangers threatening the country at several levels,” he added.

In this regard, President Bouteflika called on the press corporation to play its role in this field while providing legal protection to journalists, adding “. I urge you to contribute to guiding society to the right path, ensuring you the protection of the State and law.”

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