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Interim Prime Minister receives Afek Tounes chairman

Published the:  04/08/2011

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August 04, 2011 - TAP - Interim Prime Minister Béji Caïd Essebsi received, on Thursday in Tunis, Chairman of the Afek Tounes Party, Mr. Mohamed Louzir. The meeting turned on preparations for the election of the Constituent Assembly, as well as on the means to reinforce consensus among the political parties and improve the citizens' access to information.
In a statement to TAP news agency, Mr. Louzir stressed the importance of the next electoral events to restore prestige of the State and legitimacy of its institutions, asserting need to limit the Constituent Assembly's term so that it does not exceed one year.
He also emphasised the importance to strengthen transparency of the relations binding the political parties and Tunisian citizens; and re-establish confidence in the different civil society components in order to consolidate registration on the voting lists and encourage participation in the different stages of the electoral process.