Speaker of Council of Nation sets up Parliamentary Committee on scarcity of foodstuffs of wide consumption


ALGIERS- The Speaker of the Council of the Nation, Salah Goudjil, supervised, Thursday in Algiers, the inauguration of the Parliamentary Committee for Inquiry and Investigation into the dilemma of the scarcity of some foodstuffs of wide consumption, which will begin its work from January 16, across 14 border povinces.

While presiding over a meeting of the office of the Council of the Nation, with the heads of parliamentary groups and members of the council in attendance, Mr. Goudjil said that in accordance with the directives of the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, and in implementation of the outcomes of the meeting of the office of the Council of the Nation, the Parliamentary Committee to inquire and investigate the dilemma of scarcity, illegal speculation, and monopoly that affected some commodities of wide consumption will, in a first stage, begin its work as of Sunday, January 16, 2022, by descending to all border provinces. »

To this end, Mr. Goudjil tackled the missions entrusted to the members of this committee, set up as part of national war declared by the state under the leadership of the President of the Republic; Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, against the masterminds of these irresponsible and lawless acts as well as those who manipulate the livelihood and purchasing power of citizens.”

In the same context, he added, “All energies and efforts should be pooled in order to contribute to resolving this crisis and address the shortcomings recorded.”


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