Speaking to Tunisie Numérique, President of the democratic current bloc Hichem Ajbouni affirmed that the 2020 complementary finance bill is not capable to solve the economic crisis that the state is undergoing at the moment.
He accentuated that the role of the Central Bank was to control the country’s monetary system, and not to fund the State’s deficit, demonstrating that no legal text currently allows the BCT to do.
The MP likewise revealed that the ruling in power will seemingly vote for the adoption of such a text, considering that the opposition parties, notably Attayar, cannot shoulder this responsibility given its multiple negative consequences on the economy.
Reacting to the question of Tunisie Numérique ‘s reporter on the potential consequences of the non-adoption of this law, Ajbouni insisted that if the parties in power do not succeed in passing the complementary finance bill, it will sign, ” the political collapse of this government.
He also stipulated that the Democratic bloc had introduced an initiative to alleviate the problem of the legislative vacuum, with as small damage as possible, by allowing the BCT, in an exceptional manner, and via a limited sum, to assist the State to face the crisis.