Tunisia sells luxury presidential cars at auction

The Tunisian government is preparing to sell a number of luxury cars confiscated from the family of former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in a move aimed at mobilizing additional resources that will revive the state treasury and counter current economic and social pressures.

11 luxury Bentley cars, Porsche Carrera, Aston Martin, BMW, Pontiac, Ferrari, Maybach, , A Mercedes and a Rolls-Royce.

the Tunisian government’s official, said it would show the cars at its headquarters in the capital Tunis from Sept. 17 to 30.

The National Commission for Forfeiture said that cars are not the sole legacy of the Ben Ali family, which was placed at the disposal of the state. There are hundreds of companies, shares and real estate owned by him and his relatives. They were also put under the expropriation law, valued at about $ 4 billion, including more than 100 luxury cars Most of them were sold.

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