The Minister of Higher Education and Research, Tahar Hadjar, reacted, in an interview with Ennahar TV, to the controversy generated by these remarks made yesterday on the sidelines of the conference on the orientation of new graduates .
Tahar Hadjar claims that his remarks were "misunderstood" and taken out of context ". "It's illogical that I refuse a Nobel Prize for the Algerian university", continued the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
His statements sparked heated controversy over social media and local media and some foreign media. It is explained, finally, after a controversy that lasted several days.