Blinken Encourages Tunisia Reform In Talks With Leader
TUNIS: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken encouraged Tunisia’s leader to make reforms to respond to Tunisians’ hopes for “democratic progress,” the US State Department said on Sunday, nearly four months after President Kais Saied seized political power. Saied said last week he was working nonstop on a timetable... Read more
Tunisian Prime Minister Names New Government
TUNIS: Tunisia named a new government on Monday, 11 weeks after President Kais Saied ousted the prime minister and suspended parliament to assume near total control in moves that his critics call a coup. Prime Minister Najla Bouden, appointed by Saied last month, said the government’s main priority would... Read more
Tunisian President Appoints First Woman Prime Minister
TUNIS: Tunisian President Kais Saied has named Najla Bouden Romdhane as prime minister and asked her to quickly form a government, the presidency said in a statement on social media on Wednesday. Romdhane is a university engineering professor with World Bank experience, the local Mosaique FM reported. Saied dismissed... Read more