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Specific Support to Tunisia: kick-off meeting –

Setting research priorities and public-private cooperation in R&D The Specific Support to Tunisia will kick-off with a discussion on its two main focus areas – business participation in R&D activities and defining research priorities – and the schedule for a series of fact-finding visits to the country. The PSF team includes independent ...

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Government suspends all job offers in Gafsa phosphate production sites until resumption of production

The government decided to suspend all job offers at the phosphate production sites shut down and to freeze all recruitment programmes developed by the Gafsa Phosphate Company (GPC) until the normal resumption of phosphate production and transport. The decision was taken during a small cabinet meeting held Saturday under the ...

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Tunisia, battling rough economy, looks to expand ties with Spain

Although Spain is a major player in the European Union, its imports from Tunisia represent only 3.8% of Tunisia’s exports to the EU. – Samir Majoul, president of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicraft. Spain and Tunisia pledged to strengthen economic and military ties during a visit by ...

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Speaker of House of Representatives of Morocco stresses urgent need to lay foundations for effective cooperation in all areas

Speaker of the House of Representatives of Morocco Habib El Malki  commended the progress made by Tunisia on the path of democratic construction and enshrining freedoms, stressing the urgent need to make the best use of the opportunities for cooperation and partnership available in the two countries to lay the ...

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Dimensions of the visit of Habib El-Maliki, Speaker of Moroccan House of Representatives to Tunisia

Mr. Habib El-Maliki, Speaker of the Moroccan House of Representatives, started his visit to Tunisia on Wednesday evening, accompanied by an important delegation. A source at the Moroccan embassy said that the five-day official visit comes at the invitation of Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives of Tunisia Mohamed ...

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Tunisia, Spain vow cooperation on security, women’s rights

Spain and Tunisia are reviving ties after a decade-long freeze, pledging notably to work together on security and women’s rights. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Tunisian counterpart Youssef Chahed signed eight accords Monday in Tunis. Rajoy announced a 25-million-euro ($30.8 million) credit line for small and medium businesses in ...

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“South-South cooperation will only strengthen weight of our continent in the world”, says Equatorial Guinea President

President of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo announced Tuesday during his visit in Tunis that his country will open its embassy in Tunisia soon. He also announced an entry visa exemption for Tunisian citizens. The president is on his first state visit to Tunis, during which eight bilateral cooperation ...

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Tunisian Maher Damak, MIT PhD student awarded in USA

A tech using electrical fields to recapture water vapour that normally escapes from cooling towers attached to big power plants was invented by “Infinite Cooling” a startup co-founded by Maher Damak, a 28-year-old Tunisian, PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Boston, USA. Water ...

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TAYP retreat on “Activating Tunisian Diaspora in US” April 28-29 in New York

The Tunisian American Young Professionals Association (TAYP) is organising its first retreat on April 28-29, 2018 in New York, at the prestigious Glen Cove Mansion Hotel, TAP reports. With the overarching theme of “Activating the Tunisian Diaspora in the US”, the retreat provides a space for the Tunisian community in ...

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Education Ministry to assume its responsibilities in rehabilitating public education and ensuring its quality

Minister of Education Hatem Ben Salem announced Friday in Kasserine, in a statement to media, on the sidelines of the work of the regional council of education,  the key measures taken by the cabinet meeting held last Wednesday, on “the reality and the perspectives of the educational system in Tunisia ...

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