The Presidency of the Republic of Tunisia revealed the details of the suspicious expulsion that reached the Presidency Office, and said that the Director of the Office suffered almost total loss of vision and fainting, after opening a letter bearing an unknown substance.
The Tunisian Presidency clarified – in a statement – that the suspicious letter reached the Presidency Office on Monday, and it has not been possible until now to determine the nature of the material it contains.
She said that President Qais Said is fine, and in good health.
The official statement indicated that the Presidency of the Republic did not publish the news on the day of the incident, in order to avoid stirring up public opinion and confusing.
In the details, the statement stated that the Minister, Director of the Court, Nadia Okasha, received on Monday an envelope that did not bear the name of the sender, and she opened it to find it free of any written, but as soon as it opened the envelope, her health condition deteriorated and she felt a state of fainting and almost total loss of the sense of sight, as well as a great headache in Head.
The statement indicated that one of the employees at the head office was present when the accident occurred, and he felt the same symptoms, but to a lesser extent.
The envelope was placed in a paper shredder, before it was decided to direct it to the teams of the Ministry of Interior, and it was not possible until this hour to determine the nature of the material that was in the envelope.
The director of the Presidential Cabinet went to the Military Hospital to conduct the necessary checks, and to find out the causes of sudden health turbulence.