Interior Minister Hichem Mechichi was appointed head of government

Tunisian President KaïsSaïed appointed Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi on Saturday. The latter, until its interior minister, became head of government.

Tunisian Interior Minister Hichem Mechichi was appointed on Saturday evening, July 25, by President Kaïs Saïed, head of the future government, who must form his team within a month in a tense political context, we have learned from the presidency of the republic.

An education lawyer, Hichem Mechichi, 46, was not proposed by the political parties in power. He succeeds Elyes Fakhfakh as Prime Minister.

With AFP