Ennahda movement leader Rachid Ghannouchi (L) speaks with Tunisian Interior Minister Ali Larayedh during the 2nd national congress of the Congress for the Republic (CPR) party in Tunis August 24, 2012. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
Tunisia's Ennahda names ex-Interior Minister Larayedh for PM
Posted : Friday, 22 February 2013 06:27AM
TUNIS (Reuters) - The leader of Tunisia's main Islamist Ennahda party said on Friday it had chosen former Interior Minister Ali Larayedh as its nominee for prime minister to succeed Hamadi Jebali.
Rached Ghannouchi said on his Facebook page that Larayedh was the party's candidate. A senior Ennahda official confirmed this.
(Reporting By Tarek Amara)
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