Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has named Youssef Chahed as the new PM
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Posted on:05 Aug 2016 09:30:55
05 August 2016 Current Affairs: Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has named Youssef Chahed as the new prime minister after parliament ousted Habib Essid in a vote of no-confidence because of his handling of economic reforms and security.
Forty-one-year-old Chahed, a former Minister for local affairs, announced the appointment himself, warning Tunisians to brace themselves for exceptional sacrifices. His nomination is likely to be approved by a Parliamentary vote, as required.
Mr. Chahed is an agricultural sciences specialist and academic who has taught in France and Tunisia. He is also part of the Nidaa Tounes secular party and has ties to Essebsi's family, which has led to some criticism from opposition leaders.
Nidaa Tounes and the Islamist Ennahda party, both part of the ruling coalition, control a majority of the seats in parliament, which means Chahed's nomination is likely to be accepted by lawmakers when they vote on his approval.
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