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The Ministry of Culture of Tunisia (Arabic: وزارة الثقافة‎), established in 1961, is responsible for the government and general planning and running of cultural enterprises and pursuits in the country. Its headquarters are at Rue du 2-Mars 1934 in Tunis. The Minister of Culture, elected in 2015, is Latifa Lakhdar. In 2013, the ministry had a budget of 170,735 millions (TND).[1]

MinistersEdit

Image Name Party Government Started Ended
  Chedli Klibi (1925-) PSD Government of Bahi Ladgham 7 October 1961 12 June 1970
  Habib Boularès (1933-2014) PSD Government of Bahi Ladgham
Government of Hédi Nouira
12 June 1970 17 June 1971
  Chedli Klibi (1925-) PSD Government of Hédi Nouira 24 June 1971 30 November 1973
  Mahmoud Messadi (1911-2004) PSD Government of Hédi Nouira 30 November 1973 9 December 1976
  Chedli Klibi (1925-) PSD Government of Hédi Nouira 9 December 1976 20 September 1978
  Mohamed Yaâlaoui PSD Government of Hédi Nouira 20 September 1978 7 November 1979
  Fouad Mebazaa (1933-) PSD Government of Hédi Nouira
Government of Mohamed Mzali
7 November 1979 2 January 1981
  Béchir Ben Slama PSD Government of Mohamed Mzali 2 January 1981 12 May 1986
  Zakaria Ben Mustapha (1925-2019) PSD Government of Mohamed Mzali
Government of Rachid Sfar
12 May 1986 29 September 1987
  Abdelaziz Ben Dhia (1936-2015) PSD Government of Rachid Sfar 29 September 1987 2 October 1987
  Zakaria Ben Mustapha (1925-2019) PSD
RCD
Government of Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali
Government of Hédi Baccouche
2 October 1987 12 April 1988
  Abdelmalek Laârif RCD Government of Hédi Baccouche 12 April 1988 27 July 1988
  Habib Boularès (1933-2014) RCD Government of Hédi Baccouche
Government of Hamed Karoui
27 July 1988 3 March 1990
  Ahmed Khaled RCD Government of Hamed Karoui 3 March 1990 20 February 1991
  Moncer Rouissi RCD Government of Hamed Karoui 20 February 1991 11 October 1991
  Mongi Bousnina RCD Government of Hamed Karoui 11 October 1991 1995
  Salah Baccari RCD Government of Hamed Karoui 1995 July 1996
  Abdelbaki Hermassi (1937-) RCD Government of Hamed Karoui
Government of Mohamed Ghannouchi (1)
July 1996 10 November 2004
  Mohamed El Aziz Ben Achour RCD Government of Mohamed Ghannouchi (1) 10 November 2004 29 August 2008
  Abderraouf El Basti RCD Government of Mohamed Ghannouchi (1) 29 August 2008 17 January 2011
  Moufida Tlatli (1947-) Independent Government of Mohamed Ghannouchi (2) 17 January 2011 27 January 2011
  Azedine Beschaouch Independent Government of Mohamed Ghannouchi (2)
Government of Béji Caïd Essebsi
27 January 2011 24 December 2011
  Mehdi Mabrouk Independent Government of Hamadi Jebali
Government of Ali Larayedh
24 December 2011 29 January 2014
  Mourad Sakli Independent Government of Mehdi Jomaa 29 January 2014 6 February 2015
  Latifa Lakhdar (1956-) Independent Government of Habib Essid 6 February 2015 27 August 2016
  Mohamed Zine El Abidine Nidaa Tounes Government of Youssef Chahed 27 August 2016 In course

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Finances 2013" (in Arabic). V2.portail.finances.gov.tn. Retrieved 28 May 2015.