Prospects for cooperation between Tunisia and Saudi Arabia discussed as Saudi Crown Prince meets Tunisian President

A face-to-face meeting was held, on Tuesday in Tunis at the Carthage palace, between President Béji Caïd Essebsi and  Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdelaziz al-Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia, on an official visit to Tunisia. An extended working session followed the meeting for the two countries’ delegation which focused on the increasing development of bilateral relations since the visit of President Caïd Essebsi to Riyadh in December 2015, according to a statement of the Tunisian Presidency of the Republic. Besides, the two sides…

€1 million EBRD loan and EU investment grant to Elec’ Recyclage Tunisie

Elec’ Recyclage Tunisie, a Tunisian company operating in the collection and recycling of non-hazardous industrial waste, will directly benefit from the Value Chain Competitiveness Programme with a €1.1 million EBRD loan, technical assistance and an EU grant of up to €118,000. Elec’ Recyclage Tunisie will use the funds to invest in new equipment to expand its activities and recycling capacity. New technology will also help create more value and efficiency during the recycling process, as well as better working conditions for employees by reducing noise levels and introducing more efficient…