Souad Abderrahim, President of Tunis City Council
Souad Abderrahim, the Ennahdha Movement candidate, won on Tuesday the presidency of the Tunis City Council with 26 votes against 22 for her rival Kamel Idir, candidate of Nidaa Tounes.
Souad Abderrahim won the majority of votes (50% + 1), becoming thus the 1st woman to chair the Tunis City Council.
The municipal councillors of the Popular Front and the Democratic Current (12) abstained from voting before leaving the room.
The Tunis City Council has 60 councillors.