: إلياس الفخفاخ
; born 1972) is a Tunisian
politician. He served as the Minister of Tourism and, starting on 19 of December 2012, as the Minister of Finances as well, under Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali
He served as the Prime Minister of Tunisia from 27 February
to 2 September 2020.
In 1999, at the age of 27, he started his career as an engineer for the French oil corporation Total S.A.
He worked for Total in Europe, America and Asia, and from 2004 onwards in Poland.
In 2004, he joined Cortrel, a Tunisian leaf spring
manufacturing company, and later became its Deputy Director General.
On 19 December 2012, he also took charge of the Ministry of Finance.
He is successively assisted by two secretaries of state: Slim Besbes
and Chedly Abed.
On 20 January 2020, he was appointed head of government by President Kais Saied
after consultations with all political parties, 10 days after the previous prime minister-designate, Habib Jemli
, failed to gain the confidence of parliament.
The Fakhfakh government gained the confidence of parliament on 27 February 2020.
The Fakhfakh government consisted of 32 members of which six members were from Ennahda
(Islamist, 54 out of 217 seats in Parliament), three from Democratic Current
(social democrat, 22 MPs), two from People's Movement
(15 MPs), two from Tahya Tounes
(liberal, 14 MPs), one member from Tunisian Alternative
(Liberal, three MPs), one from Nidaa Tounes
(Liberal, three MPs) and 17 Independent Politicians
In June 2020, according to Al Jazeera
, "an independent member of Parliament published documents indicating that Fakhfakh owned shares in companies that won deals worth 44 million dinars". Fakhfakh denied any wrongdoing. On 15 July 2020, he resigned.
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