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Tunisia announces partial cabinet reshuffle

May 26, 2024

Tunis [Tunisia], May 26: The Tunisian Presidency on late Saturday night announced a partial cabinet reshuffle involving the interior and social affairs ministries.
According to the announcement, President Kais Saied has appointed the governor of Ariana Province Khaled Nouri as the new interior minister to replace Kamel Feki.
Saied also sacked Malek Ezzahi, the social affairs minister, and appointed the former CEO of the National Health Insurance Fund Kamel Al Madouri as the new minister.
Sofien Ben Sadok, magistrate and member of the monitoring committee of the technical telecommunications agency at the Ministry of Communication Technologies, has been appointed secretary of state for the Interior Ministry.
The new members of government were sworn in before the president, in the presence of Prime Minister Ahmed Hachani.
The announcement did not specify the reason for the dismissals.
Source: Xinhua