Elyes Fakhfakh

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Elyes Fakhfakh in 2012

Elyes Fakhfakh is a Tunisian politician. He serves as the Minister of Tourism under Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali.[1][2][3]


Elyes Fakhfakh was born in Tunis in 1972.[3] He graduated from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon.[2]

In 1999, at the age of 27, he started his career as an engineer for the French oil corporation Total S.A..[2] He worked for Total in Europe, America and Asia, and from 2004 onwards in Poland.[3] In 2004, he joined Cortrel, a Tunisian leaf spring manufacturing company, and later became its Deputy Director General.[2][3]

He is a member of Ettakatol.[2] On 20 December 2011, he joined the Jebali Cabinet as Minister of Tourism.[2]


  1. ^ CIA World Leaders Archived June 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Asma Ghribi, Elyes Fakhfakh, #'Tunisia Live, 22 December 2011
  3. ^ a b c d Leaders