Abderraouf El Basti

Abderraouf El Basti is a Tunisian politician. He is the former Minister of Culture and Protection of National Heritage.[1]

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Abderraouf El Basti was born on August 19, 1947.[2] He received a master's degree in Arabic literature from the University of Tunis.[2]

From 1981 to 1988, he worked for the Union des Radios Arabes, and he was its CEO from 1989 to 1998.[2] From 1999 to 2000, he was the Tunisian Ambassador to Lebanon.[2] From 2000 to 2002, he was the President of the Établissement de la Radiodiffusion-Télévision Tunisienne.[2] He was then Ambassador to Jordan.[2] In 2007, he was appointed as Secretary of State to the Foreign Ministry. In 2008, he became the Minister of Culture and Protection of National Heritage.[2]