Government formation: Rached Ghannouchi meets Elyes Fakhfakh
11/02/2020 19:31, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – Speaker of the House of People's Representatives (HRP) Rached Ghannouchi, on Tuesday, held talks with Prime Minister-designate Elyes Fakhfakh in the Bardo palace.

The meeting is part of the Parliament Speaker's concern to push for clarifying the vision and bringing the views of different political stakeholders closer, said a statement from the HPR.

Fakhfakh said on his official Facebook page the meeting discussed the progress of the government formation process.

Neither Ghannouchi nor Fakhfakh spoke to reporters after the meeting.

Fakhfakh, on January 31, said the parties involved in consultations are Ennahdha, Attayar, Echaab, Tahya Tounes, Machrou Tounes, Al Badil, Afek Tounes, the Republican People's Union, Nidaa Tounes and Al Karama Coalition.

He estimated that he could earn the support of 160 MPs as the next government will represent the different political groups, according to him.

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