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Foreign Minister receives UNDP Democratic Governance Director

Published the:  05/02/2011

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February 5, 2011 - TAP - Foreign Minister Ahmed Ounaies received, on Saturday in Tunis, Mrs. Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Democratic Governance Director, who is paying a visit in Tunisia.
The Foreign Minister said Tunisia is living through a historical moment thanks to the sacrifices made by the Tunisian people in their Revolution against tyranny and for dignity.
He recalled that the essential task of the Interim Government is to hold free, fair and democratic elections, expressing wish to see the UN organization provide technical support to ensure success of the elections.
For her part, Mrs. Fraser-Moleketi commended the courage of the Tunisian people, reiterating the readiness of the UN's system, in general, and UNDP, in particular, to support the national efforts so that the people's Revolution will bear fruit.