ALGIERS– The Presidency of the Republic started the distribution of the first draft of the amended Constitution to national and academic personalities, political parties, civil society organizations, trade unions and student organizations with a view to discussing and deepening it, said a statement issued by the Presidency.

“The Presidency of the Republic affirms that the text is simply a draft  which can be modified by adding or deleting items,” said the statement.

The Presidency also called for “strict compliance with measures to prevent the spread of the new Coronavirus (Covid-19 ).”