Born on 14 February, 1934 in the Gilizan province, located in the west of the capital of Algeria. He studied at the Quranic school (Zauia), where he learnt the Qur’an by heart and received knowledge of the basics of the Arabic language and Sharia, then continued his education at the Jami Az-Zaituna (Tunisia) school, after which he received a certificate of secondary education.
As part of the delegation of the National Liberation Front (NOF), he came to Syria and entered the University of Damascus, where he received a bachelor’s degree in sociology.
He returned to Algeria, worked as a school teacher.
Mr. Goulamallah was responsible for the rubric of culture in the governmental newspaper Al-Shaab (People) in Algeria, then became the director of this newspaper.
From 1973 to 1984 years. – appointed to the post of inspector of secondary education.
In 1981 he served as director of primary education.
In 1984 – 1985 years. – served as director of education for the province of Algiers, then worked as director of the central administration in the Ministry of Education, where he was responsible for preparation and examinations.
Appointed to the post of General Secretary of the Ministry of National Education and held this post until 1990.
From 1997 to 2014 – appointed to the post of Minister of Religious Affairs.
In 2016 – appointed Chairman of the Supreme Islamic Council.