Tunisia

Cabinet reshuffle completed


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On Thursday 27th January Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi completed a reshuffle of the unity government. The new Cabinet has 12 new members and nine remain from the previous Cabinet.

The Prime Minister has also set up a council of ‘wise men’ to guide the country through to democratic elections.

The full list of Cabinet members as published on the Tunisian Government web portal is:

Mohamed Ghannouchi Prime Minister
Lazhar Karoui Chebbi Minister of Justice
Abdelkarim Zbidi Minister of National Defence
Farhat Rajhi Minister of the Interior
Ahmed Ouneis Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mohamed Nacer Minister of Social Affairs
Jaloul Ayed Minister of Finance
Laroussi Mizouri Minister of Religious Affairs
Taïeb Baccouch Minister of Education
Ezzeddine Bech
Cheouech Minister of Culture
Ahmed Brahim Minister of Higher Education
Habiba Zahi
Ben Romdhane Minister of Health
Mehdi Houas Minister of Trade and Tourism
Mokhtar Jallouli Minister of Agriculture and Environment
Lilia Abidi Minister of Women’s Affairs
Ibrahim Yassin Minister of Transport and Equipment
Saïd Aydi Minister of Employment and Vocational Training
Mohamed Aloulou Minister of Youth and Sports:
Ahmed Najib Chebbi Minister of Regional and Local Development
Mohamed Nouri Jouini Minister of Planning and International Cooperation
Mohammad Afif Chalbi Minister of Industry and Technology
Abdejlil Bedoui State Secretary to the Prime Minister
Ilyes Jouini Secretary of State for Economic and Social Reforms
Abdelhakim Bouraoui Secretary of State
Radhouane Nouisser Secretary of State to the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Nejib Karafi Secretary of State to the Minister of Regional Development
Faouzia Charfi Secretary of State to the Minister of Higher Education
Refaat Chaabouni Secretary of State to the Minister of Higher Education (Scientific Research)
Zuhair Mdhaffer Secretary of State for Administrative Development
Lamine Mouelhi Secretary of State to the Minister of Health
Abdelhakim Triki Secretary of State to the Minister of Planning and International Cooperation
Abdelaziz Rassaa Secretary of State to the Minister of Industry and Tourism (Energy)
Sami Zaoui Secretary of State to the Minister of Industry and Tourism (responsibility for ICT)
Moncef Bouden Secretary of State to the Minister of Finance for Taxation
Ahmed Adhoum Secretary of State to the Minister of Finance
Slim Chaker Secretary of State to the Minister of Trade and Tourism
Anouar Ben Gaddour Secretary of State to the Minister of Transport
Salem Hamdi Secretary of State to the Minister of Agriculture
Slim Amamou Secretary of State to the Minister of Youth and Sports

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