President of Republic attends opening of 9th edition of Summer University of Sahrawi executives

Boumerdes (Algeria), August 4, 2018 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, on Saturday attended the opening of the 9th edition of the Polisario Front and Sahrawi state executives in the University of Mohamed Bougherra in Boumerdes, Algeria, with the participation of 400 delegates alongside representatives of Algerian civil society and international figures active in defending the right of peoples to self-determination.

The opening ceremony of the Summer University, which will last until 15 August, under the theme "The 45th anniversary of the foundation of the Polisario Front and outbreak of the armed struggle, commitment and persistence for independence and freedom," attended also by Algerian political parties and human rights organizations as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited to Algeria.

President of the Summer University, Khatri Addouh, stressed in his opening speech that the event was "an opportunity to consolidate fraternal ties and solidarity between the Sahrawi and Algerian peoples and benefit from the Algerian experience in various fields."

For his part, Saeed Ayachi, head of the Algerian National Committee of Solidarity with the Sahrawi people, reiterated Algeria's firm position on the Sahrawi just issue, stressing that this position stems from the principles of the glorious November Revolution. (SPS)