Habib Boularès

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Habib Boularès

Habib Boularès (Arabic: الحبيب بولعراس‎‎) (29 July 1933 – 18 April 2014) was a Tunisian diplomat and politician.[1] He first entered the cabinet in 1970 as Minister of Culture and Information, serving in that post until 1971. He served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia from 1990 to 1991, Minister of Defense for a brief period in 1991, and as President of the Chamber of Deputies of Tunisia from 1991 to 1997. He served as Secretary-General of the Arab-Maghreb Union from 2002 to 2006, and was succeeded by Habib Ben Yahia.[2] Boularès died, aged 80, in Paris.

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  1. ^ "Décès de Habib Boularès" (in French). Leaders Tunisie. April 18, 2014. Archived from the original on April 19, 2014. Retrieved April 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Tunisia's Habib Ben Yahia becomes new UMA head". Panapress. 2006-01-08. Retrieved 2008-07-16. [dead link]