HPR Speaker Congratulates Tunisian People On Consensus Around Essid Cabinet

Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) Mohamed Ennaceur congratulated the Tunisian people on the “consensus” built around Habib Essid’s cabinet. The government pledged to implement an action plan that includes urgent measures over the next three months, in association with political parties and national organisations. All Tunisians and political, business and social leaders are called upon to help […]

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Caïd Essebsi – Excellent Tunisian-Algerian Relations Can Only Serve Stability in Region

President Beji Caid Essebsi said, Thursday, his visit to Algeria was a success at all levels. “The state visit I paid to Algeria on Wednesday and Thursday was a success at all levels and reflected the excellent and exceptional relations between Tunisia and Algeria, raquo he stressed after his meeting with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. laquo These excellent relations can […]

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New Government Obtains Confidence Vote With Overwhelming Majority

The new government led by Habib Essid obtained a confidence vote with an overwhelming majority of 166 deputies out of a total of 204 present in Thursday’s plenary session. Thirty deputies voted against and eight abstained at the end of a two-day general debate. This vote came after answers of the Prime Minister-designate to the interventions, observations and requests of […]

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Interior Ministry Denies Discovery of Weapons and Explosives in Khaznadar Neighbourhood

The Ministry of the Interior, on Thursday, denied the discovery of weapons and explosives in Khaznadar neighbourhood close to Bardo, noting that the seized objects are only firecrackers and fireworks. In a statement, the Interior Department denied information relayed by some media on that subject which, it said, “have no connection with terrorism.” “The seized objects consist of a quantity […]

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Caid Essebsi Held “Fruitful” Talks With Algerian Officials – Sinaoui

The Tunisian-Algerian relations are ushering in an “outstanding” stage towards fostering co-operation and partnership in all fields, said spokesperson for the Presidency of the Republic Moez Sinaoui, President Beacuteji Caid Essebsi’s talks with Algerian senior officials during his two-day state visit (Wednesday and Thursday) to Algeria “will pave the way for new prospects of co-operation in all fields, particularly in […]

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HPR Adjourns Plenary Session Without Voting Confidence in Essid’s Government

Devoted to the discussion of HabibEssid’s government programme, the House of the People’sRepresentatives (HPR) plenary session was adjourned, Wednesday, without voting confidence in the government. The session will resume, Thursday, to listen to the remaining deputies and the Prime Minister-designate’s response, before the confidence vote. During the afternoon’s session, the deputies’ speeches focused notably on the regional development process, the […]

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