Residents of Tunisia held a protest against the decision of the President of the country, Qais Said, to expand his powers to the detriment of the government and parliament.
The protest action was organized by the Citizens Against the Coup movement on Habib Bourguiba Street.
The protesters chanted slogans against Said’s decree and held the flags of Tunisia.
Tunisian President Qais Said on Wednesday, September 22, signed a decree expanding the powers of the head of state to the detriment of the government and parliament.
According to the document, the texts of legislative acts will be promulgated in the form of decrees signed by the president.
In addition, the head of state will exercise executive power through the Council of Ministers, headed by the Prime Minister.
The president presides over the government and has the right to instruct the prime minister to replace him.
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