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Preparations underway to draft new constitution in Tunisia: Presidency

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Tunis, May 20 (Ajit Weekly News) Tunisian President Kais Saied has announced that preparations are underway to draft a new constitution, which will be submitted to a referendum slated for July 25.

Saied told a Council of Ministers meeting that “the new constitution will reflect Tunisians’ will,” according to a statement released by the Tunisian Presidency on Thursday.

The new republic, which will be founded on a new constitution, will maintain the country’s unity and continuity, and safeguard Tunisians’ rights to a dignified life, said the Tunisian President as reported by Xinhua news agency.

Saied declared in December 2021 that a constitutional referendum would be held in July 2022, followed by parliamentary elections at the end of 2022.

–Ajit Weekly News

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