Algeria – It's official. The wearing of Niqab is strictly forbidden in schools, insisted the Minister of National Education, Nouria Benghabrit.
Nouria Benghabrit, banned the wearing of the full veil and niqab at school for students and officials.
According to a circular sent to education officials on October 27, the minister stressed the need to strictly enforce government instructions to prevent the wearing of the veil in the workplace.
This instruction was transmitted to the national and local officials of his department and concerns the prohibition of the wearing of the full veil and the niqab to civil servants and public officials.