Salama Brahim elected UGTSARIO Secretary-General

Boujdour (Refugee Camps) - The 8th Congress of Sahrawi Workers Union (UGTSARIO) has elected Salama Brahim as its Secretary-General for the next mandate.

The election of the Secretary-General was based on Article 54 of the Basic Law of the Union, as he obtained 160 from 384 votes among two other candidates in the second round, announced the election committee.    

The new Secretary-General was born in 1967, in the region of Tiris, Western Sahara, graduated from an Algeria university as state engineer in planning and urban development, and occupied many positions such as director of media at the political department of the Sahrawi army, in charge of building and planning department at the Ministry of Construction, and a consultant of the civilian component at the North African Regional Capability (NARC).  (SPS)