Ahmed Boustila

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Ahmed Bousteila
أحمد بوسطيلة
Commander of the National Gendarmerie of Algeria
In office
05 July 2000 – 10 September 2015
Preceded by Taïyeb Derradj
Succeeded by Menad Nouba
Personal details
Born (1944-08-08) 8 August 1944 (age 72)
Aïn M'lila, Algeria
Military service
Allegiance  Algeria
Service/branch National Gendarmerie
Years of service unkowen–2015
Rank Général de corps d'armée"فريق"
Commands Commander of the National Gendarmerie of Algeria

Major-General Ahmed Bousteila (Arabic: أحمد بوسطيلة‎‎) is the former commander of the National Gendarmerie of Algeria .[1] from the 05 July 2000 until the 10 of September 2015.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

Bousteila was born in Aïn M'lilain Oum el-Bouaghi on 8 April 1944.

[3] and it is suggested that he may take the helm at the ministry of defence.[4] he was promoted to Lieutenant general rank on 5 July 2014.[5] He has been involved in the Algerian government's rollout of biometric passports and recently ordered increased security measures on roads.[6]