Today, Thursday, the new Tunisian government headed by Elias Fakhfakh took the constitutional oath before Tunisian President Qais Said, according to the Tunisian presidency.
The government of the Fakhfakh has 32 members, including 6 women, and includes ministers from the parties of the Renaissance Movement, the Democratic Current, the People's Movement, the Viva Tunisia Movement, the Alternative Party, and the Nidaa Tounes Movement.
The Tunisian parliament members voted, at dawn today, Thursday, to grant confidence to the new government headed by Elias El-Fakhfakh by 129 votes and 77 MPs, while only one deputy abstained from voting.
The government of the traps is the sixth in the history of Tunisia after the revolution of January 14, 2011, as it was preceded by 5 successive governments, namely: the government of Hammadi al-Jabali, the government of Ali al-Areed, the government of the Mahdi Juma, the government of Habib al-Said, and the government of Youssef al-Shahid.
The new prime minister, Elias El-Fakhfakh, commented on the parliament's approval, saying: "His plan and methodology will depend on reform, and his government team has chosen on this basis."
He stressed that there are 8 urgent priorities in his government’s work program for the coming period, including crime resistance, tampering with the law, reviving the national economy, and fighting corruption.