Minister of Culture pays visit to singer Lounes Matoub’s tomb


The Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi paid, on Thursday, a visit to the tomb of the singer, Matoub Lounes, in Taourirt Moussa in the commune of Ait Mahmoud (daïra of Beni Douala), 17 km south of Tizi -Ouzou.

Mr. Mihoubi in his capacity as Minister of Culture also paid a visit to the home of Matoub, murdered by terrorists on June 25, 1998 in Tala Bounane, on the road to Taourirt Moussa.

The minister, who was accompanied by the Governor Mohammed Boudrebali, and the local director of culture, Nabila Goumeziane, visited the headquarters of Matoub Foundation.

In a message, published on Facebook page of the Ministry of Culture, on the occasion of the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Matoub, Mr. Mihoubi paid tribute to the “martyr, artist and poet Lounes Matoub” who was ” in his opinions, defending and believing in democracy “, emphasizing that” the artist never dies “.






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