A joint Tunisian-South African business council will be created soon, announced Abdessalem Loued, member of The Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) national bureau, and Bulelani Magwanishe, South African vice-minister of Trade and Industry, at a meeting held on Tuesday in Tunis,
“Both sides agreed on the creation of this Joint Business Council and a Tunisian business mission to South Africa during the year 2019” is scheduled, according to a statement issued Wednesday by UTICA.
The two leaders also discussed at this meeting, the areas of activity available to the Tunisian-South African partnership, focusing on investment opportunities in both countries.
Bulelani Magwanishe said his visit to Tunisia aims to strengthen bilateral cooperation in different areas. He stressed the importance of cooperation between the private sectors of Tunisia and South Africa, emphasising the real potential of this cooperation, which can benefit both countries.
Loued presented the business environment and comparative advantages of Tunisia, expressing the will of South Africa and Tunisia work together to strengthen the business climate and for the development of bilateral and international cooperation and its strengthening in the different areas that offer opportunities for cooperation to the private sectors of both countries.