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Fifty-seven archaeological pieces and medical ward discovered at Sidi Dhrif Palace

Published the:  14/04/2011

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April 14, 2011 - TAP - The National Fact-Finding Corruption and Embezzlement Commission headed on Thursday for the Sidi Dhrif Palace, residence of ousted President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, said a Commission's communiqué.
Fifty-seven archaeological pieces from the Punic and Roman eras were found in the Palace. These pieces were recovered by the representatives of the Culture Ministry.
The Commission also discovered at the Sidi Dhrif Palace a fully-equipped medical wing and a large quantity of medicaments which was also handed over to the National Defence Ministry's medical services.
During this visit, the Commission members were accompanied by two bailiffs, the representatives of the Culture and National Defence ministries, as well as officials from the Presidential Guard.
The legal administrator of the deposed President's property was also present.
Minutes were set by the two bailiffs and the whole operation was filmed.