The Minister of Culture, Azzedine Mihoubi, said Saturday, via his Twitter account, that the Algerian singer Cheb Tahr died in France, following a long illness. Mihoubi added that the National Office of Copyright and Neighboring Rights (ONDA) will take over the repatriation of the body of the deceased to the city of Oran.
"Our ambassador to France Abdelkader Mesdaoua, informed me this day of the death of the singer Cheb Tahar, after long illness. ONDA was responsible for the transfer of the body of the deceased from Paris to Oran. I send my sincere condolences to the family of the deceased, "wrote Mihoubi on his Twitter account.