The second round of the presidential election in Tunisia took place on Sunday, 14th october. Unless the situation changes, candidate Kais Saied is on his way to the Carthage Palace. The unfortunate candidate Nabil Karoui congratulated his challenger in a telephone interview.
The next President of Tunisia, subject to official results, will be academic Kais Saied. Leading the first round, the professor of constitutional law repeated the feat on Sunday in the second round of the presidential election. Winner by the first official figures of the electoral authority, he received congratulations from his runner-up. According to the businessman’s spokesman, it was through a telephone interview that the president of the “Qalb Tounes” party congratulated the new head of state.
On afternoon show, Hatem Mliki suggested that the boss of Nessma TV would not consider challenging the results. This would automatically be an acknowledgement of the provisional results before the announcement of the official figures by the ISIE in the evening of this Monday. Novice Kais Saied, an independent candidate who became president, will succeed former president Béji Caïd Essebsi, who died on 25th july in Tunis a few months before the end of his mandate.