The Tunisian May 6, 2018 elections will be “the first ever free local and municipal elections” said His Excellency Mourad Bourehla, Tunisia’s Ambassador to Switzerland.
He said this at the reception to mark the country’s 62 independence anniversary held in Bellevue Palace Hotel, Berne, Switzerland.
The Tunisians are looking forward, with great expectations, to the elections Ambassador Bourehla said to be “an important step on the path of building pluralistic democracy, permanent institutions, to achieve an effective state of law, to ensure social cohesion, stable economic growth and sustainable development.”
Also at the reception, the Ambassador expressed high appreciation for the close relations between Tunisia and Switzerland culminating in last year’s visits exchange of the Federal Councellor Mrs. Simonetta Sommaruga to Tunis to commemorate the fifth anniversary of establishing a bilateral migration partnership, and the Tunisian Minister of Interior’s visit to Bern to participate at the 3rd meeting of the contact group for central Mediterranean hosted by Switzerland, among other visits by different delegations from both countries.
A renowned Tunisian artist Anis klibi, an amazing violinist thrilled the guests to also two hours unique and exclusive concert of music entitled “ Treasures” describe as “the works and sounds inspired by history and Arabic and Tunisian traditional music mixed with other melodies.”