Algeria president Tebboune returns from COVID-19
ALGIERS: President Abdelmadjid Tebboune returned to Algeria Tuesday after a two-month absence in Germany, where he received treatment for Covid-19, ending a period of uncertainty in a country facing a health, political and economic crises.“It is hard to be far from one’s country and even harder for someone who has a lot of responsibility,” Tebboune said, according to footage broadcast after he arrived from Berlin.
Seemingly in good health, Tebboune, who looked to have regained weight since his last television appearance over two weeks ago, was greeted by several senior Algerian officials, including Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad and army chief of staff Said Chengriha.
The president spoke briefly, wish “a happy yr to all or any Algerians,” “much higher than 2020,” and implying that he was virtually cured of the virus.The prime minister aforesaid he was “happy to visualize the president of the republic back in his country to convalesce” and “eager to continue the work to attain the objectives of the ‘new Algeria’.”
Tebboune created his last televised look on Dec 13, trying visibly agent when weeks in treatment, speech he was “on the road to recovery.”Aged seventy five and a significant smoker, he was hospitalised in European nation on Gregorian calendar month 28, and Algerian authorities later declared he had the Covid-19 illness.
He had finished his treatment and left hospital at the tip of November, however extended his keep in European nation for a amount of convalescence.