The Council of the Nation (Arabic: مجلس الأمة, romanized: Majlis al-Ummah) is the upper house of the Algerian Parliament. It is composed of 144 members, 2/3 of which are elected indirectly and 1/3 of which are appointed by the president of Algeria.
Council of the Nation
Djamel Ould Abbes, FLN
since 28 February 2019
|Two-round indirect election (2/3)|
Appointed by the president of Algeria (1/3)
|5 February 2022|
|Palace of the Council of the Nation, Algiers|
Abdelkader Bensalah was elected as President of the Council of the Nation on July 2, 2002, re-elected on January 11, 2007 and January 10, 2008. Zohra Drif was elected as Vice President of the Council of the Nation on September 10, 2002, re-elected on March 7, 2007 and March 8, 2008.
They were last elected on 5 February 2022.