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Tunis prefect, Kamal Feki, sworn in as Tunisia’s inside minister

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Tunisian President Kais Saied has overseen the swearing in of Tunis prefect, Kamal Feki, because the nation’s new inside minister.

A regulation graduate and former govt of the Ministry of Finance, Feki is likely one of the president’s staunchest supporters.

He replaces the influential Taoufik Charfeddine who resigned on Friday saying he needed to spend extra time together with his household. His spouse died final 12 months in a fireplace attributable to a gasoline leak of their dwelling.

A former lawyer, Charfeddine was a key determine within the election marketing campaign that propelled the beforehand little identified Saied to the presidency in 2019.

After Saied froze parliament and sacked the federal government in July 2021, he grew to become an in depth advisor, however has not been seen a lot in public in current months.

Tunisia’s new parliament was voted in following an election final 12 months with a turnout of simply 11 per cent.

In current weeks, authorities in Tunisia have arrested distinguished opposition figures who accuse Saied of a coup.