Mondher Zenaidi

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Mondher Zenaidi
منذر الزنايدي
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Minister of Public Health
In office
3 September 2007 – 17 January 2011
President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali
Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi
Preceded by Mohamed Ridha Kechrid
Succeeded by Mustapha Ben Jaafar
Minister of Commerce
In office
5 September 2002 – 3 September 2007
President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali
Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi
Preceded by Tahar Sioud
Succeeded by Ridha Touiti
Minister of Tourism
In office
25 January 2001 – 22 March 2004
President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali
Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi
Minister of Commerce
In office
13 June 1996 – 25 January 2001
President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali
Prime Minister Hamed Karoui
Mohamed Ghannouchi
Preceded by Slaheddine Ben Mbarek
Succeeded by Tahar Sioud
Minister of Transport
In office
1 June 1994 – 13 June 1996
President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali
Prime Minister Hamed Karoui
Preceded by Tahar Hadj Ali
Succeeded by Sadok Rabah
Personal details
Born (1950-10-24) 24 October 1950 (age 65)
Tunis, Tunisia
Political party independent
Other political
affiliations
Democratic Constitutional Rally (–2011)
Children 2
Alma mater École Centrale Paris, ENA

Mondher Zenaidi (Arabic: منذر الزنايدي‎; born 24 October 1950) is a Tunisian politician. He served in the government of Tunisia as Minister of Public Health from 2007 to 2011.[1] Prior to this, he was Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, Minister of Transport, and Minister of Commerce.[2][3]

Biography[edit]

Mondher Zenaidi was born on October 24, 1950 in Tunis.[3] He graduated from the École centrale Paris in 1973 and the École nationale d'administration in 1976.[2][3]

He served as Chief of Cabinet of the Ministry of Health, General Director of the Tunisian National Office for Tourism, and General Director of the Tunisian Office of Commerce.[2][3] In 1991, he was elected Vice-President of the Tunisian Parliament.[2] He was appointed as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, then as Minister of Transport in 1994, Minister of Commerce in 1996, Minister of Commerce and Tourism in 2002, Minister of Commerce and Handicraft.[2][3] In 2007, he was appointed as Minister of Public Health.[2]

He was a board member of the Constitutional Democratic Rally.[3] He was elected as sixty-third President of the World Health Assembly.[2] He has been involved with the World Trade Organization and the Organisation of the Islamic Conference.[3]

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