Sheikh Rashid Al Ghannushi has been re-elected the leader of the moderate Islamist party Al Nahda Movement with gaining 72 percent of the votes on Tuesday.
The leading party in Tunisia held the party's 9th convention which was open to the press corps after 40 years on Tuesday.
At the convention Al-Ghannushi gained 72 percent of the votes and was re-elected the leader of the party.
Speaking at the convention, Abdullatif Al-Makki, chairman of the convention, said that the party would be cooperate strategically with national powers against former regime supporters in the country.
Al Nahda Movement is a moderate Islamist political party in Tunisia. On 1 March 2011, after the government of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali collapsed in the wake of the 2011 Tunisian revolution, Tunisia's interim government granted the group permission to form a political party. Since then it has become the biggest and best-organised party in Tunisia, so far outdistancing its more secular competitors. In the 24 October 2011 Tunisian Constituent Assembly election, the first hones election the country's history, the party won 40 percent of the vote and 89 of the 217 assembly seats, far more than any other party.