Tunisia: Presidential castles for sale in auctions !

Tunisia: Presidential castles for sale in auctions !

Sīdī Bū Zayd : Tunisia | Dec 16, 2011 at 2:10 PM PST
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Moncef Marzouki, Tunisia's actual interim president, has declared in an official speech that all of Tunisia's presidential castles, excepeting the one in Carthage, will be put in auction for sale.

The fallen dictator Ben ali had built a dozen castles in different parts of Tunisia, some of them extremely luxurious and fantastical. There are castles in Hammamet, Sidi Dhrif, Sidi Bousaid, Ain Draham, Sousse,...

Marzouki said that the money collected will go to the state's efforts to provide employment and investment in underpriviledged regions of Tunisia.

bacham is based in Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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