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 “English language in Tunisia … the way forward? theme of Breakfast discussion 

The Tunisian-British Friendship Association organised on Friday morning, a breakfast discussion event on the theme “English language in Tunisia … the way forward?” under the patronage of Tunisian Minister of Education and honorary guest Hatem Ben Salem with attendance of education officials, academics, business leaders and a parliament MP. In ...

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IMF Concludes the 2017 Article IV Consultation and Announces Staff-Level Agreement for Completion of Second Review of Tunisia’s Extended Fund Facility

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. Based on the preliminary findings of this mission, staff will prepare a report ...

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Corruption, Not Terrorism, Is Tunisia’s Biggest Threat

The “democratization of corruption” is putting Tunisia’s transition at risk, affecting every level of the country’s economic, political, and security systems.  Since the 2010-2011 revolution that ousted Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, the European Union has shown a clear commitment to supporting the consolidation of country’s democratic transition. ...

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Mitacs Canada Award for Outstanding Innovation bestowed to Tunisian young engineer and startupper Houssem Zouaghi

Former student of the Higher Institute Multimedia Arts of Manouba (ISAMM)  Houssem Zouaghi sets for himself an objective when he was faced with a choice of a subject of a graduation project which he said that he wanted  it to be “out of the box”. Surfing the net, he came ...

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Tunisia, Spring of general aviation

Tunisia, cradle of the “Arab Spring” that started in January 2011 by establishing the first democracy in an Arab country, is completing its redemptive work in all areas, including that of civil aviation. Because we tend to ignore it, this country is undergoing with aeronautics, long standing bounds marked by ...

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Tunisian investment minister meets with IMF delegation

Tunisia’s Minister for Development, Investment and International Cooperation, Zied Laahari, met with a delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Rothern Bjorn in Tunis, to monitor progress on implementation of structural economic reforms, according to a statement from the Tunisian Development Ministry. The reforms are part of an ...

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Bulgaria, Tunisia Sign Agreement on Application of Social Security Agreement

Bulgaria, Tunisia Sign Agreement on Application of Social Security Agreement Labour and Social Policy Minister Bisser Petkov and Tunisia’s Social Affairs Minister Mohamed Trabelsi have signed an administrative agreement which regulates the application of a bilateral Social Security Agreement, Petkov’s Ministry said. Effective as of May 1, 2017, the agreement ...

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Tunisians reach Italian shores in ever larger numbers

Residents of the Tunisian coastal city of Kelibia often swell with pride when telling visitors how they can see Italy from their homes on a clear summer day. But beyond offering a pleasant view, the close proximity of Europe has tempted the young to emigrate clandestinely to start new lives ...

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Tunisia seen softening economic reforms to avoid unrest

Tunisia plans to launch long-awaited reforms to reduce its chronic budget deficit, but the measures could harm investment if the government imposes new taxes and resists cutting the bloated public sector in order to avoid social unrest. A baker prepares a tray of baguettes at a bakery in Tunis, Tunisia, ...

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Launch of new shipping line likely to rebalance Tunisia’s foreign trade: official

The launch of a new shipping line between Tunisia and China will help Tunisia recover its regional positioning and enhance China’s presence in African continent, Tunisian authorities and locally-based foreign investors said Friday. The Spanish company Transglory has just inaugurated a new maritime trade line linking Tunisian Rades port and ...

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