New government will be announced as soon as possible, says Tunisian President

Tunisian President Kais Saied told state television that the new government will be announced as soon as possible.

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Tunisian President Kais Saied made statements about the expected new government, in an interview with the state television on Habib Bourguiba Street in Tunis.

Stating that the new government will be announced as soon as possible, Saied expressed, “I am trying to choose members of the government from people who have no doubt about. Today, we held a meeting about the election of government members. We will continue to look for people who can carry this trust.”

The Tunisian President did not give a clear date for when the government would be announced.

President Kais Saied had announced on July 25 that he had implemented Article 80 of the Constitution, which gave him extraordinary powers.

Saied announced that the Parliament had suspended its work for 30 days, that the immunity of all deputies was lifted, that he dismissed the prime minister and would appoint a new prime minister, and that he had also appointed himself as the attorney general for corruption cases.

After the expiration of the one-month period given by the Constitution, Saied announced that the decisions he had gathered in his hands with extraordinary powers, including the suspension of the work of the Assembly on August 25, were extended indefinitely.

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