WorldDaily briefing of Tunisian news

Daily briefing of Tunisian news


AA / Tunis

Tunisia: Kaïs Saïed dismisses the governor of Gafsa (AA)

Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed decided on Thursday to end Sami Ghabi’s functions as governor of Gafsa (southwest), according to an official statement.

The Tunisian Presidency indicated in a brief statement, of which the Anadolu Agency obtained a copy, that “the President of the Republic, Kaïs Saïed, issued this Thursday a presidential decree terminating the functions of Sami Ghabi as governor of Gafsa “.

This decision is a continuation of a series of dismissals operated by Saïed since July 25 and having affected a number of governors of the country, including the governors of Monastir (east) Akrem Sebri, of Medenine (south-east) , Habib Chaouat, from Zaghouan (north), Salah Mtiraoui, from Gabès (south-east), Mongi Thameur, and from Bizerte (north), Mohamed Gouider.

Tunisian President: “The national dialogue that we are going to launch will stand out from previous experiences” (AA)

Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed said on Thursday that a “national dialogue” will be launched with the participation of young people and will focus on various subjects, including the political regime and the country’s electoral system.

This statement came during a council of ministers, chaired by Saïed at the Palace of Carthage, according to a press release from the Tunisian presidency.

The President of the Tunisian Republic indicated in his speech that a “sincere and honest national dialogue will be launched, in which young people will participate throughout the Tunisian territory and which will be totally different from previous experiences.”

He added that “the dialogue will address several themes, in particular the political regime and the electoral system in Tunisia.”

European Parliament calls for “return to normalcy” in Tunisia (AA)

The European Parliament expressed its deep concern about the concentration of powers in the hands of Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed, calling for “a return to normality and the need to establish a clear road map”.

In a resolution voted on Thursday on the situation in Tunisia, the European Parliament stressed the need to include civil society in an inclusive national dialogue.

He called, within the same framework, to continue the programs of the European Union which directly support Tunisian citizens.

Tunisia: The SNJT warns against the usurpation of the quality of journalist (AA)

The National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) on Thursday warned citizens, authorities, as well as public and private structures against those who usurp the status of journalist.

This is what emerges from a press release made public by the Union on its official Facebook page and consulted by the Anadolu Agency (AA).

The union said unknown parties had issued press cards to people not belonging to the body of journalists, adding that only the national commission for granting the professional journalist card and the SNJT are authorized to issue them. .

Tunisia: Dbeibeh congratulates Bouden on the formation of the Government (AA)

The head of the Tunisian government, Najla Bouden spoke on Wednesday by telephone with her Libyan counterpart, Abdelhamid Dbeibeh.

This is what emerges from a statement published on the official Facebook page of the Government.

Dbeibeh congratulated Bouden on forming the new government and wished him every success.

He also valued the distinguished and exemplary ties between the two neighboring countries, making it known that Libya still stands alongside Tunisia.

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