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Cash-strapped Tunisia Wants to Borrow Billions from its Central Bank 

Experts say the unprecedented move could cause inflation and undermine confidence in institutions. In an emergency closed-door meeting, parliament’s finance committee on Wednesday considered President Kais Saied ‘s government’s request to borrow the funds after revising laws intended to guarantee the bank’s autonomy. The laws added the Central Bank to a growing list of institutions that Mr. Saied has sought to weaken since coming to power, in addition to briefly suspending Parliament and rewriting the Tunisian Constitution.