|Prime Minister of Algeria|
21 August 1993 – 11 April 1994
|Preceded by||Belaid Abdessalam|
|Succeeded by||Mokdad Sifi|
21 December 1931|
Batna, French Algeria
|Died||29 July 2017
Algiers, Algeria
Redha Malek (Arabic: رضا مالك) (21 December 1931 – 29 July 2017) was Prime Minister of Algeria from August 21, 1993 to April 1994. During his short term of office, which came in the early years of the Algerian Civil War, he pursued a hardline anti-Islamist policy and successfully negotiated debt relief with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), following the implementation of an IMF reform plan.
He was born in Batna on December 21, 1931, and was editor of the FLN newspaper El Moudjahid between 1957 and 1962, during the Algerian War of Independence (1954–62). After 1963, he was sent as ambassador to Yugoslavia, France, the Soviet Union, the United States (1979–82), and the United Kingdom; he also briefly became Minister of Information and Culture (1977–79) and later Foreign Minister (February 3 – August 21, 1993). He later became head of the a minor political party, the National Republican Alliance (ANR), founded May 5, 1995 shortly after a presidential election.
- L'Algerie a Evian: Histoire des négociations secretes, 1956-1962 (L'epreuve des faits); ISBN 2-02-023898-5
- Décès de Redha Malek, ancien chef du gouvernement (in French)
- "Algeria independence figure Redha Malek dies aged 86". www.9news.com.au. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
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