Tunisian Al Watania refuses to be part of parliamentary committee

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Tunisian Al Watania refuses to be part of parliamentary committee
Tunisian Al Watania refuses to be part of parliamentary committee :File Photo

Tunisian Al Watania refuses to be part of parliamentary committee of investigation into suspected conflict of interest involving PM Elyes Fakhfakh.

Al Watania parliamentary group affirmed its rejection to naming one of its members to the parliamentary investigation committee on the situation of conflict of interest and suspected corruption involving Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh.

The group called on the Prime Ministry to apologise for the repeated smear and defamation campaign against the group inside the parliament.

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President of the Al Watania parliamentary group was named as Deputy Rapporteur in the composition of the investigation committee’s bureau.

In a statement issued on Tuesday the group reiterated rejection to “practices contrary to measures and rules governing the relation between parliamentary groups.”

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The Al Watania group considers, in its statement, that its association with the commission of investigation into the conflict of interest related to the Prime Minister was illegal insofar as it took place in reaction to the protest against the decision to expel the party and following the refusal of the the Free Destourain Party (LDP) group to participate.