Tunisia PM-designate presents unity govt line-up

Tunisia's newly appointed prime minister-delegate Youssef Chahed speaks to the press after being appointed by the Tunisian president at Carthage Palace in Carthage, some 15 kilometres on the outskirts of Tunis, on August 3, 2016Tunisia’s premier-designate Youssef Chahed on Saturday submitted his proposed new unity government list to President Beji Caid Essebsi, the presidency said. Media reports said Chahed, who was tasked on August 3 with forming a new government, would make an official announcement about the ministerial line-up later on Saturday. If his cabinet wins the backing of parliament, Chahed will become the North African country’s youngest premier since independence from France in 1956.

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