The political party leaders engaged in the legislative elections of 4 May called on Saturday the citizens to vote en masse, in order to make this electoral process a success and, subsequently ensure the country’s stability and unity.
On the 14th day of the election campaign, General Secretary of the National Liberation Front (FLN) party Djamel Ould Abbas called from Mostaganem (347km west of Algiers) the citizens to vote en masse.
Ould Abbes said that the forthcoming elections will be «transparent, democratic and all the votes will be respected.”
The FLN programme, drawn on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s aims at meeting the needs of the vulnerable categories, workers, farmers and students, the party top official said.
Besides, General Secretary of the National Democratic Rally (RND) Ahmed Ouyahia, speaking from Tipaza (72km west of Algiers) advocated the building of a bulwark for defending the national unity and Islam which are the constant values of Algeria for 14 centuries.
Head of the National Algerian Front (FNA), Moussa Touati who held a public meeting in Mascara (358 km west of Algiers)urged the youth to vote largely to “protect their future.”
Stressing that youth are the most closely concerned with the vote, Touati insisted that only the election of competent and honest men would guarantee a prosperous future for youth.
First secretary of the Socialist Forces Front (FFS), Abdelmalek Bouchafa said in a rally in Oran (340 km west of Algiers), that his party is participating in these elections to “spread hope of change in the society and combat despair.”
President of El Islah Movement, Filali Ghouini, recommened in Constantine (432 km east of Algiers) “enlarging the national reconciliation process to cover all the victims of terrorism.”
Representatives of the Nahda-Adala-Bina Alliance, namely Abdallah Djaballah and Mustapha Belmehdi, urged from Annaba (535 km east of Algiers) the citizens to take advantage of the election to operate change and build a “republican and social State.”
President of the Algerian Popular Movement (MPA), Amara Benyounes, called Oran citizens defend democracy in order to “safeguard peace and stability” in the country.
President of the Movement for the Society of Peace (MSP), a representative of the MSP-Front of Change (FC) Alliance, Abderrezak Mokri, considered in Biskra (404 km south of Algiers)that the alliance programme is designed to allow Algeria to “achieving food self-sufficiency in ten years.
President of the Rally for Culture and Democracy (RCD), Mohcine Belabès, stressed to Tizi Ouzou (96 km east of Algiers) that his party’s electoral programme proposes the dissolution of the sub-prefectures considered as an “institutions which require big budgets.”
The funds intended to run those institutions will be recovered and exploited in local development projects, he explained.
In Souk Ahras (552 km east of Algiers), President of the Liberty and Justice Party (PLJ), Mohamed Saïd, called for “the widespread use of Tamazight throughout the national territory,” warning against its exploitation for” tendentious” purposes.
President of the Al-Mustakbal Front (the Front of the Future), Abdelaziz Belaid, pleaded in Chlef ((205 km west of Algiers)for the construction of a 2nd Republic with new ideas and political ethics attached to the national values.
General secretary of El-Fadjr El-Djadid (new dawn), Tahar Benbaïbeche, called from Adrar (1 419km south of Algiers) for the mobilization of all Algerians to address the national and regional challenges, urging voters to choose development programmes adapted to the citizens’ aspirations.
Meanwhile, Tajamoue Amal El Djazair (TAJ) party president Amar Goul said in Djelfa (294km southwest of Algiers)that his political party intended to bring together all Algerians and worked for harmonious and united society.
In Skikda (470km east of Algiers) where she was running a public meeting, Workers Party (PT) first official Louisa Hanoune called on citizens to be vigilant in order to better defend their rights.