Abdelaziz Bouteflika

  • Algerian Central Bank Governor Fired Following Oil Price Drop

    Algerian Central Bank Governor Fired Following Oil Price Drop

    Wednesday, 1st June 2016
    After more than a decade as Algeria's Central Bank Governor, Mohammed Laksaci has been fired by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika apparently over his management of fall-out from the 2014-2015 global oil price drop.
  • Algeria’s President Calls For Increase in Gas Production

    Algeria’s President Calls For Increase in Gas Production

    Tuesday, 1st March 2016
    Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has called for a renewed push to increase gas production in a bid to repair state finances. However, it will take efforts to reverse the trajectory of a sector that fell into decline long before the global oil price slump.