Colonel Boualem Boughellaf succeeds Mustapha Lahbiri as head of the Directorate General of Civil Protection (DGPC).
Colonel Boualem Boughellaf has been appointed the head of the Directorate General of Civil Protection (DGPC), succeeding Mustapha Lahbiri.
The post had remained vacant since last June, when Colonel Mustapha Lahbiri was installed at the head of national security.
Until April 2016, Boualem Boughellah held the post of Director of Civil Protection of the province of Medea. He was, then, promoted to the position of Inspector at the Directorate General of Civil Protection.