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Interim PM receives FDTL secretary-general

Published the:  03/08/2011

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August 03, 2011 – TAP - Democratic Forum for Labour and Democracy (FDTL) General Secretary Mustapha Ben Jaafar called for respecting the date of the National Constituent Assembly's election, which is scheduled for next October 23.
In a statement to the press, at the end of his meeting on Wednesday with Interim Prime Minister Béji Caïd Essebsi, Mr. Ben Jaafar stressed the need to join efforts of civil society's different components so that these elections "be equal to the sacrifices of the Revolution martyrs and to the Tunisian people's expectations."
He added that the meeting had allowed to review other issues, notably the files of employment and fight against rising prices during the month of Ramadan. He insisted on political parties' role "in reassuring the citizens and restoring confidence among the various civil society components".