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Prime Minister of the Republic of Tunisia
Coat of arms of Tunisia.svg
Coat of Arms of Tunisia
Elyes Fakhfakh.jpg
Incumbent
Elyes Fakhfakh

since 27 February 2020
Residence Dar El Bey, Tunis, Tunisia
Appointer President of Tunisia
Term length No term limited
Inaugural holder Mustapha Dinguizli
Formation May 1922

This page lists the holders of the office of Prime Minister of Tunisia (French: chef du gouvernement tunisien). The office was created in May 1922. Mustapha Dinguizli was Tunisia's first Prime Minister.

Oath

The Head of the Government swears to the following oath in the presence of the President:

I swear by Almighty God to work faithfully for the good of Tunisia, to respect its Constitution and laws, scrupulously to their interests and serve loyally.

Duties

  • Creating, amending and dissolving ministries (Except ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs which require the president's approval).
  • Creating, amending and dissolving public institutions, public entities and administrative departments.
  • Issuing governmental decrees after consulting the Council of Ministers.
  • Shall endorse and sign, where appropriate, regulatory orders issued by ministers.
  • Request the parliament to give vote of confidence to their government.
  • With the president, they both represent Tunisia abroad.

List

      SDP/DCR (8)       Ennahda (2)       Nidaa Tounes (1)       Tahya Tounes (1)       Ettakatol (1)
Premiership Prime Minister Prior public office Party Election President
1 7 November 1969

2 November 1970
Bahi Ladgham.jpg Bahi Ladgham
10 January 1913 – 13 April 1998
(Lived 85 years)
Minister of Defence
(1968)
  SDP 1969 Habib Bourguiba
2 2 November 1970

23 April 1980
Hedi nouira cropped.jpg Hedi Nouira
5 April 1911 – 25 January 1993
(Lived 81 years)
Minister of Finance
(1955–1958)
  SDP
1974
1979
3 23 April 1980

8 July 1986
Mohamed mzali.jpg Mohammed Mzali
23 December 1925 – 23 June 2010
(Lived 84 years)
Minister of Education
(1976–1980)
  SDP
1981
4 8 July 1986

2 October 1987
RACHID SFAR ancien Premier Ministre Tunisien.jpg Rachid Sfar
11 September 1933 (1933-09-11) (age 87)
Minister of Finance
(1986)
  SDP
1986
5 2 October 1987

7 November 1987
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.jpg Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
3 September 1936 – 19 September 2019
(Lived 83 years)
Minister of Interior
(1986–1987)
  SDP
6 7 November 1987

27 September 1989
Baccouche.jpg Hedi Baccouche
15 January 1930 – 21 January 2020
(Lived 90 years)
Minister of Social affairs
(1987)
  SDP Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
DCR 1989
7 27 September 1989

17 November 1999
Hamed Karoui 1970 (cropped).jpg Hamed Karoui
30 December 1927 – 27 March 2020
(Lived 92 years)
Minister of Justice
(1987)
  DCR
1994
8 17 November 1999

27 February 2011
Ghannouchi.jpg Mohamed Ghannouchi
18 August 1941 (1941-08-18) (age 79)
Minister of Finance
(1991–1992)
  DCR 1999
2004
2009
Independent Tunisian parliament dissolved Fouad Mebazaa
9 27 February 2011

24 December 2011
Beji Caid el Sebsi at the 37th G8 Summit in Deauville 006.jpg Beji Caid Essebsi
29 November 1926 – 25 July 2019
(Lived 92 years)
6th Speaker of the Chamber of deputies
(1990–1991)
Independent
10 24 December 2011

14 March 2013
Hamadi Jebali - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012-1.jpg Hamadi Jebali
12 January 1949 (1949-01-12) (age 71)
No prior public office held   Ennahda 2011 Moncef Marzouki
11 14 March 2013

29 January 2014
AliLarayedhpicture.jpg Ali Laarayedh
15 August 1955 (1955-08-15) (age 65)
Minister of the Interior
(2011–2013)
  Ennahda
12 29 January 2014

6 February 2015
2013 Planete PME CGPME Mehdi Jomaâ.JPG Mehdi Jomaa
21 March 1962 (1962-03-21) (age 58)
Minister of Industry
(2013–2014)
Independent
13 6 February 2015

27 August 2016
HabibEssid.jpg Habib Essid
1 June 1949 (1949-06-01) (age 71)
Minister of the Interior
(2011)
Independent 2014 Beji Caid Essebsi
14 27 August 2016

27 February 2020
Youssef Chahed.jpg Youssef Chahed
18 September 1975 (1975-09-18) (age 45)
Minister of Local Affairs
(2016)
  Nidaa Tounes
  Tahya Tounes
15 27 February 2020

present
Elyes Fakhfakh.jpg Elyes Fakhfakh
1972
Minister of Finance
(2013–2014)
Minister of Tourism
(2011–2013)
  Ettakatol 2019 Kais Saied
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