LAS VEGAS -- The ASNT Board of Directors approved a new section charter. The following members have been associated with the founding of the new section:

Djamil Benrabah, Ryma Arfi, Dahmane, Yazid Benrabah, Mohamed Mouloud Boutalbi,   Imad Benrabah, Toufik Ahmed Saadi,   Tarik Zerouk, Amine Belabid, Abdelkarim Benissad, Malik Bentoumi

The section is being chartered "for the purpose of advancing scientific, engineering and technical knowledge in the field of nondestructive testing through education, research, and the compilation and dissemination of information useful to the individual and beneficial to the general public."

The Algeria Section is located in Algiers, Algeria and is in Region 19.

A banner and charter will be presented to the Algeria Section during their inaugural meeting scheduled in early 2014.

ASNT members in the surrounding areas who don’t currently affiliate with a section are invited and encouraged to affiliate with the Algeria Section.