Algeria’s Government has named Mohammed Hamidou as the country’s new Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts and Family Labour. He replaces Hacene Mermouri who leaves the government after the latest reshuffle by President Abdelmadjid Tebboune.
The adjustment as made by the President on Tuesday 23rd June also affected Finance, Higher Education, Agriculture and the Transport portfolios
Algeria is the largest country in Africa; one of the main tourist attractions is the Sahara, the second largest desert in the world. Algeria has been a member of the World Tourism Organization since 1976.