Egypt welcomes formation of new Tunisian cabinet

Ahram Online , Monday 11 Oct 2021

Egypt welcomed on Monday the announcement of the formation of a new Tunisian cabinet that will be headed by the recently appointed Prime Minister Najla Bouden, praising the sincere efforts made by the Tunisian state to meet the aspirations of its people.

Najla Bouden
Tunisian President Kais Saied talks with Prime Minister Najla Bouden during the the swearing-in ceremony of the new government, Monday, Oct.11, 2021 in Tunis. AP

Egypt also expressed on Monday its “confidence in the ability of the new Tunisian government to confront all challenges within the framework of popular solidarity under the wise leadership of Tunisian President Kais Saied,” according to a statement released by the foreign ministry.

The ministry stressed that “Egypt affirms that it will remain supportive of the efforts of the Tunisian leadership in its endeavours towards consolidating the pillars of stability in Tunisia and achieving progress and development in a manner that preserves the capabilities of its brotherly people and preserves the institutions of the national state.”

The statement added that Egypt was looking forward to working with the new government “to improve the distinguished bilateral cooperation between the two countries.”

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