For the first time a woman will lead the Tunisian government. President Kaïs Saïed instructed Najla Bouden to form a government in Tunisia, two months after the dismissal of the previous cabinet, the presidency announced on Wednesday (September 29th).
Mme Bouden was “Responsible for forming a government as soon as possible”, the presidency said in a statement. After months of political blockage, Mr. Saïed sacked the prime minister on July 25, froze Parliament and also granted himself judicial power.
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