Ben Jaafar Confers, in Paris, With Presidents of Esec, Constitutional Council

President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jaafar conferred, on Friday, in Paris with Presidents of France’s Economic, Social and Environmental Council (ESEC) and Constitutional Council Jean-Paul Delevoye and Jean-Louis Debreacute, respectively. Ben Jaafar is on a working visit to France from June 18 to 20. Talks turned on the role of the two institutions and their future […]

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Marzouki, Keita Seek ger Security Coordination

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki and his Malian opposite number Ibrahim Boubacar Keita underlined, Saturday, the need to step up security cooperation as part of the drive to stand up to armed groups. The latter are a threat to the stability of the two countries and the whole region, they said. Meeting in the capital of Mali, Bamako, the two presidents […]

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Voter Registration to Start As of Next Monday

The Independent Higher Authority for the Election (ISIE) announced, on Saturday, in a statement, that the registration of voters for the 2014 electoral events will start next Monday. ISIE President Chafik Sarsar will kick off the voter registration on Monday at 9 a.m. during a ceremony in Habib Bourguiba Avenue, in Tunis. A source within the ISIE specified that about […]

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Jomaa Urges Tunisians to Massively Register for Next Elections

Tunisian citizens who did not register to vote at the October 23, 2011 elections and youths of voting age (18 years) are invited to massively register for next elections. The call was launched by interim Premier Mehdi Jomaa as he updated, on Monday morning, his voter registration at the Tunis I regional chapter of the Independent High Authority for Elections […]

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Isie – Call Centre Inaugurated

A call centre coming under the Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) was inaugurated, Saturday, in Tunis. The centre will provide citizens with necessary information as regards the electoral process and voter registration procedures. Thirty-six youths, who graduated in political and legal science, will answer citizens’ questions ten hours a day six days a week. Once voter registration over, the […]

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Marzouki Arrives in Niamey, Niger

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki arrived, on Sunday in Niamey, capital of Niger, second stop in an African tour he began from Mali and that will also take him to Chad and Gabon. The Tunisian president was received at the International Airport of Niamey by Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou who was accompanied by the Prime Minister and government members. The two […]

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”Pace of Negotiations Between Tunisia and EU Will Be Accelerated”- José Emanuel Barroso

Joseacute Emanuel Barroso, President of the European Commission said, Friday, that the pace of negotiations between Tunisia and the European Union concerning the various sectors will be accelerated, in particular, those related to the establishment of a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA). After a meeting in Brussels with caretaker Prime Minister Mehdi Jomacirca, Barroso said that the volume […]

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Isie – Registration of New Electors Starts

The registration campaign of the new electors whose number is estimated at 4 millions, was launched Monday morning, by the Independent Higher Authority for the Elections (ISIE), and is due to last till July 22. To this end, a tent was erected in the Habib Bourguiba Avenue (Tunis). In addition to the municipalities and delegations where new electors could register, […]

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Tunisian Youth Awarded Silver Medal At Young Inventors’ Competition in New York

Ali Mazhoudi, a young man native from Gabes, was awarded in New York the silver medal of young inventors (aged between 17 and 23) for his bio-plastics manufacturing project. The project was selected among 350 projects representing different countries of the world during an international competition held last June 18 in the U.S. city. Source : Tunis Afrique Presse

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Draft Legislation On Election Timeline to Be Voted On Wednesday

The National Constituent Assembly (NCA) will vote, on Wednesday, on a draft law setting the electoral timetable. A plenary session will be held, on Wednesday morning, after a Tuesday afternoon meeting that will bring together presidents of parliamentary groups, said Assessor of the Assembly’s President in charge of information Karima Souid following a NCA bureau meeting. The closing date for […]

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Marzouki Leaves for Mali, First Stop On Africa Tour

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki left Tunis, on Friday afternoon, bound for Mali, a first stop in an Africa tour that will take him to Niger, Chad and Gabon. Marzouki is leading an important delegation of businessmen and representatives of professional organisations and public and private economic enterprises. Source : Tunis Afrique Presse

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Marzouki Condemns Terrorist Acts Seeking to Destabilise Mali’s Sovereignty

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki said Tunisia firmly condemns terrorist acts that seek to destabilise the sovereignty of Mali and its territorial integrity. In his speech before the Malian Parliament on Saturday, he expressed his unwavering support for the efforts expended to help Malians reach consensus favouring peace, stability and progress in the country. Tunisia calls for the unity and sovereignty […]

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