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Director General of the University Hospitals of Parnet (Algeria) and of Constantine (1963-1973); Director of the Hospitals of Wilaya of Algeria (1973-1984); Director of Public Health and Population of the Wilaya of Algiers (1984-1988); Vice-President of the Popular Communal Assembly of Grand Alger (1967-1971); member of the National Consultative Council (1991-1993)
Basketball, water polo
Founder member of the Algerian Swimming Federation (1962), the Algerian National Olympic Committee (NOC) (1963), the African Swimming Confederation (1970) and the Union of African Sports Confederations (UCSA) (1983); President (1962-1983 and 1985-1989), then Honorary Life President (1989-) of the Algerian Swimming Federation; Secretary General (1963-1967), Deputy Secretary General (1967-1985), Vice-President (1985-1998), President (1998-2001) then Honorary President (2013-) of the Algerian NOC; Vice-President (1970-1974), President (1974-2012) then Honorary President (2012-) of the African Swimming Confederation; Vice-President (1983-1987), President (1987-2011) then Honorary President (2011-) of the African Sports Confederations Union (UCSA) ; member of the Executive Committee of the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA) (1983-2011); member of the Bureau (1972-1976), Vice-President (1976-1988), President (1988-2009) then Life Honorary President (2009-) of the International Swimming Federation (FINA); member of the GAISF Council (1989-1993); member (1993-1997, 1999-2001) then Vice-President (2001-2003) of the ASOIF Council; ASOIF Representative on the Foundation Board (1999-2009) and on the Executive Committee (2004-2009) of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
Olympic Order (1988); Diploma of Recognition from the UN Anti-Apartheid Commission; FINA Silver and Gold pin and FINA Prize (1992)
IOC Member from 1995 to 2009; Honorary Member since 2009; member of the following Commissions: Apartheid and Olympism (1991-1992), Olympic Movement (1991-1999), Evaluation for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in 2000 (1993), Coordination for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad Sydney 2000 (1995-2000), Women and Sport (1996-2002), “IOC 2000” (1999), Olympic Games Study (2002-2006), Marketing (2003-2010), Evaluation for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 (2004-2005), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad London 2012 (2005-2010), Nominations (2006-2010)