Source: Arabic.Net – Monia Ghanmi
Hours after submitting his resignation, Elias El-Fakhfakh decided to dismiss all of the Al-Nahda ministers from the Tunisian government, as the prime minister in charge of conducting business, in an escalating step in response to the movement’s decision to withdraw confidence from him, and an indication of the differences between them reaching a point of no return.
The Tunisian government presidency said in a statement, on Wednesday evening, that “the traps decided to exempt the Minister of Youth and Sports Ahmed Kaaloul, the Minister of Equipment, Moncef Seliti, the Minister of Local Affairs Lotfi Zaitoun, the Minister of Transport and Logistics Anwar Maarouf, the Minister of Health Abdel Latif Al-Makki, and the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Salim Shura, from their duties, “and they are ministers belonging to the Renaissance movement.
She also added, “The traps decided to assign Habib Al-Kisho to the functions of the Acting Minister of Health, Fadel Karim as the Acting Minister of Transport, Ghazi Al-Shawashy with the plan of the Acting Minister of Equipment, Asma Al-Suhairi in the plan of the Acting Minister of Youth and Sports, and thank Belhassan with the plan of the Acting Minister of Local Affairs, and Lubna Al-Juraibi with the plan of the Minister of Higher Education On behalf of”.
This comes hours after the traps submitted his resignation to President Qais Saeed. Al-Fakhfakh said that this step came “to spare the country more difficulties and to give it a new way out of the crisis.”
Suspicions of corruption
The Tunisian parliament gave confidence to the government of the traps at the end of February, and Tunisian media said that the Tunisian president asked the traps to resign, against the background of suspicions of corruption and conflicts of interests that follow him, and the escalation of disputes between the components of the political scene, and the impossibility of government action in this. Circumstances.
To that, a war of parliamentary lists erupted Wednesday between Tunisian parties, one of which calls for the withdrawal of confidence from the traps, while the other calls for the withdrawal of confidence from the Speaker of Parliament, Rashid Ghannouchi, due to the escalating dispute between him and the Renaissance movement, which decided to go to the parliament to withdraw its confidence from it.
Confidence withdrawal petition
In this context, the petition to withdraw confidence from the traps was deposited in the Parliament Control Office, and it includes 105 signatures from the Ennahda blocs, the Heart of Tunisia, the Dignity and Future Coalition and independent representatives, while 4 parliamentary blocs are preparing to deposit another regulation to withdraw confidence from Ghannouchi.
It is noteworthy that the resignation of the traps would cut the way to the renaissance, which included the necessary votes to withdraw confidence from the traps, and consequently the initiative to appoint a new prime minister would return to it, as the President of the Republic would have the right to choose again the best person to succeed the resigned Prime Minister, as stipulated in Chapter 98. From the Tunisian constitution.
As stated in the first paragraph of this chapter: “The resignation of the Prime Minister is the resignation of the entire government, and the resignation is submitted in writing to the President of the Republic who informs the Speaker of Parliament.”