Youssef Chahed

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Youssef Chahed
يوسف الشاهد
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23rd Prime Minister of Tunisia
Assumed office
27 August 2016
PresidentBeji Caid Essebsi
Mohamed Ennaceur (acting)
Kaïs Saïed (elect)
Preceded byHabib Essid
President of Long Live Tunisia
Assumed office
2 June 2019
Preceded byPosition established
Personal details
Born (1975-09-18) 18 September 1975 (age 44)
Tunis, Tunisia
Political partyNidaa Tounes (Before 2019)
Long Live Tunisia (2019–present)
EducationTunis University
National Institute of
Agriculture, Paris-Grignon

Youssef Chahed (Arabic: يوسف الشاهد; born 18 September 1975) is a Tunisian politician. He has been Head of Government of Tunisia since 2016. He was Secretary of State for Fishing from 2015 to 2016 and Minister of Local Affairs in 2016. He was a member of the Nidaa Tounes party until he formed Long Live Tunisia.[1]

A failed presidential candidate, Chahed came in fifth place in the 2019 election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tunisia's secular opposition forms new party". Al Jazeera. 27 January 2019. Retrieved 27 January 2019.