Jamel Eddine Gharbi was born on December 5th, 1964 in Jendouba. He is a member of Ennahda, Tunisia’s center-right Islamist party, and has been appointed to Minister of Planning and Regional Development.
He received a PhD from IHEC University in Montreal, Canada. Gharbi is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Management in Jendouba. He is also the Vice President of Jendouba University.
He has authored more than 40 publications.