In Tunisia, president launches national consultation on constitutional reform

By Al Jazeera, 12 January
Tunisian President Kais Saied (photo credit: tunisienumerique.com)
Tunisian President Kais Saied (photo credit: tunisienumerique.com)
Tunisia has launched a wide-ranging national consultation process that will help in drafting a new constitution, the North African country’s technology ministry said. Part of a reform package pushed by President Kais Saied, who is seeking to bolster his authority, the exercise called on citizens to send suggestions through electronic platforms from January 1 to March 20. Eligible topics include electoral, economic, financial, social, developmental, health, education and cultural affairs. The constitutional referendum is planned for July 25, exactly a year after Saied sacked the government, suspended parliament and seized wide-ranging powers.
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