Interim Prime Minister Contributes to National Bond

Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa received, on Thursday, at the tax office in Kasbah a certificate confirming his contribution to the national bond, the Prime Ministry said in a press release issued Thursday. Subscription to the national bond began on May 12 in banks and among brokers. The operation, which will continue for a month, aims to mobilise 500 million […]

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Report of Court of Auditors Submitted to Prime Minister

Caretaker Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa received, Thursday, the 28th annual report of the Court of Auditors and the report of the closing of the 2011 State budget. The first president of the Court of Auditors Abdellattif Kharrat asserted he had briefed the Prime Minister on the main results of the two reports which, he said, underline the need to rationalise […]

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Marzouki Meets With Representatives of Local Communities in Governorate of Monastir

As part of looking for ways to boost municipal action, Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki met, on Thursday, with Governor of Monastir Taieb Nefzi and presidents of local special delegations and municipal areas. The meeting discussed the main difficulties faced by municipal action and solutions proposed to resolve environmental problems, particularly the rehabilitation of the Gulf of Monastir, the maintenance of […]

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Security Meeting Focuses On Plan to Create Counter-Terrorism Centre

A security meeting was held Thursday in the Government Palace in Kasbah to follow up on the plan to create a security centre to counter terrorism and organised crime. The centre will serve as a mechanism to harmonise and co-ordinate the actions of different stakeholders to impart needed efficiency and speed on interventions, the Prime Ministry said in a press […]

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Mehdi Jomaa Reflects On Government’s 100 Days

“The elections will take place by the end of 2014, in compliance with the national dialogue’s recommendations,” Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa said on Wednesday. Reflecting on his government’s 100 days, he asserted that the Independent Higher Authority for the Elections (ISIE) and all stakeholders in the elections’ organisation are working to this end. He reiterated in this regard, his commitment […]

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Marzouki Receives Annual Report of Competition Council

President Moncef Marzouki received, Thursday, the annual report of the Competition Council for 2010 and 2011, from its Chairman Habib Ben Jaballah. The latter reviewed during the meeting, the council’s activity and its important role in guaranteeing fair competition between economic enterprises, a statement of the Presidency of the Republic reads. Mr. Ben Jaballah pointed out “the interest expressed by […]

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Anti-Terrorism Pole to Be Created -JOMAA

Interim Prime Minster Mehdi Jomaa announced the decision to create an anti-terrorism pole to address this phenomenon in terms of intervention, security, investigation and intelligence. The legal framework governing this pole will be ready by the end of 2014. Source : Tunis Afrique Presse

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Army Officer Wounded in Mine Explosion in Mount Chaambi – DEFMIN

An army officer sustained “minor injuries”, on Wednesday, while he was defusing an unconventional mine inside the closed military zone of Mount Chaambi, TAP news agency learned from Colonel-Major Taoufik Rahmouni, Spokesman of National Defence Ministry. According to Colonel-Major Rahmouni, the wounded officer was transferred to Kasserine regional hospital for care. The mine exploded while being neutralised by an army […]

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Ben Jaafar Receives Report of Court of Auditors

President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jaafar received, on Wednesday, the 28th Annual Report of the Court of Auditors as well as the report of the closing of the 2011 State budget. Both documents will be posted online as of Thursday, said the First President of the Court of Auditors Abdellattif Kharrat. Ben Jaafar expressed the importance […]

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Public Funding for Associations Discussed At Ministerial Meeting

A ministerial working session, held on Tuesday at the Government Palace in Kasbah, focused on ways to implement the decree defining the criteria and modes of public funding for associations. According to a statement from the Prime Ministry, the working session decided to introduce exceptional provisions for the gradual implementation of the Decree 20135183. These provisions, which expire on December […]

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Progress of Tunisia’s Democratic Transition Discussed As Ben Jaafer Meets With LCJ Delegation

The progress of Tunisia’s transition to democracy was discussed at a meeting that President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jaafar held on Tuesday in Bardo with a delegation of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), the NCA said in a press release. The delegation showed interest for the significant progress made by Tunisia’s democratic transition in its […]

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Marzouki Meets With Delegation of Tunisia’s National Order of Physicians

The concerns of the medical profession and problems faced by doctors were discussed at Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki met, on Tuesday in CarthagePalace, with a delegation of Tunisia’s National Order of Physicians (CNOM). During the meeting, CNOM National Board President Mohamed Nejib Chaabouni reviewed the activities of the board and its action to preserve the ethics of the profession and […]

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