Prime Minister of Tunisia

position

This page lists the holders of the office of Prime Minister of Tunisia (French: chef du gouvernement tunisien). The office was created in May 1922. Mustapha Dinguizli was Tunisia's first Prime Minister.

Prime Minister of the Republic of Tunisia
رئيس حكومة الجمهورية التونسية
Coat of arms of Tunisia.svg
Coat of Arms of Tunisia
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Incumbent
Elyes Fakhfakh

since 27 February 2020
ResidenceDar El Bey, Tunis, Tunisia
AppointerPresident of Tunisia
Term lengthNo term limited
Inaugural holderMustapha Dinguizli
FormationMay 1922
Websitewww.pm.gov.tn

OathEdit

The Head of the Government swears to the following oath in the presence of the President:

I swear by Almighty God to work faithfully for the good of Tunisia, to respect its Constitution and laws, scrupulously to their interests and serve loyally.

DutiesEdit

  • Creating, amending and dissolving ministries (Except ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs which require the president's approval).
  • Creating, amending and dissolving public institutions, public entities and administrative departments.
  • Issuing governmental decrees after consulting the Council of Ministers.
  • Shall endorse and sign, where appropriate, regulatory orders issued by ministers.
  • Request the parliament to give vote of confidence to their government.
  • With the president, they both represent Tunisia abroad.

ListEdit

  SDP/DCR (8)   Ennahda (2)   Nidaa Tounes (1)   Tahya Tounes (1)   Ettakatol[1] (1)
Premiership Prime Minister Prior public office Party Election President[2]
1 7 November 1969

2 November 1970
  Bahi Ladgham
10 January 1913 – 13 April 1998
(Lived 85 years)
Minister of Defence
(1968)
  SDP 1969 Habib Bourguiba
2 2 November 1970

23 April 1980
  Hedi Nouira
5 April 1911 – 25 January 1993
(Lived 81 years)
Minister of Finance
(1955–1958)
  SDP
1974
1979
3 23 April 1980

8 July 1986
  Mohammed Mzali
23 December 1925 – 23 June 2010
(Lived 84 years)
Minister of Education
(1976–1980)
  SDP
1981
4 8 July 1986

2 October 1987
  Rachid Sfar
(1933-09-11) 11 September 1933 (age 86)
Minister of Finance
(1986)
  SDP
1986
5 2 October 1987

7 November 1987
  Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
3 September 1936 – 19 September 2019
(Lived 83 years)
Minister of Interior
(1986–1987)
  SDP
6 7 November 1987

27 September 1989
  Hedi Baccouche
15 January 1930 – 21 January 2020
(Lived 90 years)
Minister of Social affairs
(1987)
  SDP Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
DCR 1989
7 27 September 1989

17 November 1999
  Hamed Karoui
30 December 1927 – 27 March 2020
(Lived 92 years)
Minister of Justice
(1987)
  DCR
1994
8 17 November 1999

27 February 2011
  Mohamed Ghannouchi
(1941-08-18) 18 August 1941 (age 78)
Minister of Finance
(1991–1992)
  DCR 1999
2004
2009
Independent Tunisian parliament dissolved Fouad Mebazaa
9 27 February 2011

24 December 2011
  Beji Caid Essebsi
29 November 1926 – 25 July 2019
(Lived 92 years)
6th Speaker of the Chamber of deputies
(1990–1991)
Independent
10 24 December 2011

14 March 2013
  Hamadi Jebali
(1949-01-12) 12 January 1949 (age 71)
No prior public office held   Ennahda 2011 Moncef Marzouki
11 14 March 2013

29 January 2014
  Ali Laarayedh
(1955-08-15) 15 August 1955 (age 64)
Minister of the Interior
(2011–2013)
  Ennahda
12 29 January 2014

6 February 2015
  Mehdi Jomaa
(1962-03-21) 21 March 1962 (age 58)
Minister of Industry
(2013–2014)
Independent
13 6 February 2015

27 August 2016
  Habib Essid
(1949-06-01) 1 June 1949 (age 71)
Minister of the Interior
(2011)
Independent 2014 Beji Caid Essebsi
14 27 August 2016

27 February 2020
  Youssef Chahed
(1975-09-18) 18 September 1975 (age 44)
Minister of Local Affairs
(2016)
  Nidaa Tounes
  Tahya Tounes
15 27 February 2020
–15 July 2020
  Elyes Fakhfakh
1972
Minister of Finance
(2013–2014)
Minister of Tourism
(2011–2013)
  Ettakatol 2019 Kais Saied

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