Former member of the Revolutionary Council, Mohamed Salah Yahiaoui, left us this morning after a long illness.
Colonel Mohamed Salah Yahiaoui leaves us, thus, at the age of 86 years. He died this morning at the military hospital of Ain Naadja. Born in 1937 in Ain Khadra in the wilaya of Msila, he joined the maquis, where he became a member of the General Staff led by Colonel Houari Boumediene.
From 1965 to 1973, he was a member of the Council of the Revolution during the era of President Houari Boumediene. In 1977, he took the leadership of the party he left in 1979 after the death of President Boumediene.