6th edition of 2019 Entrepreneurship Fair opened

The sixth edition of the 2019 Entrepreneurship Fair opened on Tuesday (12 to 14 February). This show, offers a larger exhibition space which offers the opportunity for 15,000 participants to meet more than 80 exhibitors for 3 days. This show will allow 200 young people with projects to participate in the Riyeda Awards competition. The objective of this competition is to offer them support and financing for their projects. More than 15,000 visitors from different regions nationwide are expected to attend this event, said Iskander Haddar, organiser of the fair.…

Billions of dollars to be given by WB to Mena economies this year

The World Bank (WB) will give billions of dollars in loans to the Middle East and North Africa in 2019 to accelerate economic reforms underway in countries such as Jordan, Tun­isia and Egypt, WB regional vice-president said. However, total funding is expected to decline slightly from the record $6.2 billion the bank invested in Mena in 2018, as some countries – most notably Tunisia – are approaching their maximum borrowing limit, The National reports. “Some countries we have supported with loan financing over the past few years have nearly reached…