Mechichi, Hichem

Mechichi, Hichem, 1974–, Tunisian political leader. A lawyer by training, he served on the National Commission to Investigate Embezzlement and Corruption and with the National Anti-Corruption Authority. He later was chief of staff for the ministry of transport, then of social affairs, and finally of public health. An independent and technocrat, he was named legal adviser to President Saied in 2020, and soon became interior minister (2020) and then prime minister (2020–).

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