|Prime Minister of Algeria|
15 December 1998 – 23 December 1999
|Preceded by||Ahmed Ouyahia|
|Succeeded by||Ahmed Benbitour|
11 March 1930|
6/7 February 2017 (aged 86)|
Djasr Kasentina, Algeria
Early life and education
Hamdani became a member of the National Liberation Front (FLN). In 1962 when Algeria gained its independence, he was named as chief of staff of the provisional government led by Abderrahmane Farès. Under the presidency of Ahmed Ben Bella, Hamdani was appointed ambassador to Belgium. Then he served as information officer and the director of legal and consular affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs until 1970.
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