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Tunisian President Kais Saied has appointed a new prime minister two months after controversially unseating the previous PM and suspending parliament.
He tasked Najla Bouden - Tunisia's first female prime minister - to form a cabinet "as soon as possible," the presidency said.
Bouden is a 59-year-old geology university teacher at the National School of Engineering in Tunis.
She has also been in charge of implementing World Bank programs at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
In July, Saied sacked prime minister Hichem Mechichi and suspended parliament before further expanding his legislative and executive powers and suspending some parts of the constitution this month.
His measures have divided the country as his supporters praise his moves while his opponents describe them as a "coup".
Prior to his July move, the ex-law professor had been locked in a months-long political dispute about the powers of the government and parliament.
Saied took office in 2019.