Kais Saied sworn in as Tunisia president | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, October 24, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:23 AM, October 24, 2019

Kais Saied sworn in as Tunisia president

Tunisia’s new President Kais Saied took the oath of office yesterday after his surprise election victory over champions of the political establishment. Saied, a conservative academic with no previous political experience who won the overwhelming support of younger voters in an October 13 runoff, was sworn in before members of the constituent assembly and other top state bodies. The poll followed the death in July of Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisia’s first president freely elected by universal suffrage.

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