Tunisia treads cautiously over energy reform in post-revolution recovery

Acting Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa says more years of painful reforms are needed to revive Tunisia's growth (photo: dpa)
Acting Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa says more years of painful reforms are needed to revive Tunisia's growth (photo: dpa)

Tunisia initiated the Arab Spring wave which toppled decades of dictatorship in several countries. Its success in charting a course for itself after President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled the country in January 2011 will allow its people to move into a new era of fairer political representation, sustainable economic development and wider social inclusion. It will also be a model to aspire to for all those who are desperate to see that their revolution was worth it. The road, however, will not be smooth.

<i>Tunisia opened a new chapter in the history of the Arab world. Its transition after its President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was toppled and fled the country in January 2011 is ...

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