Tunisia Current Affairs, GK & News

Tunisia’s President unveils new Government

President of Tunisia, Kais Saied, unveiled a new government on October 11, 2021. Highlights The President also gave no hint when he would give up his near total control, seizing most powers in July 2021. He also did not give any hint to start reforms which are required for a financial rescue package to avert ..

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Najla Bouden Romdhane: Tunisia’s first female PM

Najla Bouden Romdhane has become the first female prime minister of Tunisia on September 29, 2021. Highlights She has been named as Prime Minister, two months after President Kais Saied assumed his charge, dismissed the former prime minister and suspended parliament. Romdhane was assigned to form a new government in the midst of growing domestic ..

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Kais Saied elected as new President of Tunisia

Kais Saied is elected as the new President of Tunisia after a landslide victory in recently concluded Presidential runoff. The Independent law professor Kais Saied won against his rival, Nabil Karoui. He won Tunisia’s presidential election with 72.71% of votes. Key Highlights The 61 year old Saied is an independent candidate with no political experience. ..

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Kais Saied elected as new President of Tunisia

Retired academic Kais Saied has been elected as new President of Tunisia after a landslide victory in  the 2019 Tunisian presidential election. 

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World Heritage Day 2019

April 18 was observed as the World Heritage Day 2019 with the theme Rural Landscapes. The theme Rural Landscapes is related to the theme of the 2019 International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Scientific Symposium on Rural heritage to be held at Marrakesh, Morocco in October. World Heritage Site UNESCO defines a World Heritage ..

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Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet awarded 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet (NDQ) has been awarded prestigious 2015 Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony held in Oslo, Norway. The award was collected by Trade unionist Hassine Abassi, human rights activist Abdessatar Ben Moussa, Mohamed Fadhel Mahfoudh and Ouided Bouchamaoui. Earlier in October 2015, Norwegian Nobel Committee has selected NDQ for the prestigious award ..

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