Redha Malek

Algerian politician

Redha Malek (21 December 1931 – 29 July 2017) was an Algerian politician. He served as Prime Minister of Algeria from August 21, 1993 to April 1994.

Redha Malek
رضا مالك
Prime Minister of Algeria
In office
21 August 1993 – 11 April 1994
PresidentAli Kafi
Liamine Zeroual
Preceded byBelaid Abdessalam
Succeeded byMokdad Sifi
Personal details
Born(1931-12-21)21 December 1931
Batna, French Algeria
Died29 July 2017(2017-07-29) (aged 85)
Algiers, Algeria

During his short term of office, which came in the early years of the Algerian Civil War, he pursued a hardline anti-Islamist policy and successfully negotiated debt relief with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), following the implementation of an IMF reform plan.

Malek died on 29 July 2017 in Algiers, Algeria after a long-illness at the age of 85.[1][2]


  1. Décès de Redha Malek, ancien chef du gouvernement (in French)
  2. "Algeria independence figure Redha Malek dies aged 86".