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Jordanian delegation calls for promoting economic ties with Tunisia

Presidents of Jordan’s Chambers of Commerce and Industry called for removing obstacles hindering the development of economic exchange between Jordan and Tunisia, and promote mutual partnership between the private sectors in both countries. The Jordanian officials gave the remarks during meetings the Jordanian economic delegation held in Tunis, on Tuesday, ...

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Horizon 2020: information day on funding opportunities in Tunisia

An Information Day on funding opportunities under the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme will be held tomorrow, 21 November in the Tunisian city of Gabès. The event will bring together researchers from national-leading research centres and practitioners interested in the H2020 programme.  Since its association with Horizon 2020 ...

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Assessing Tunisia’s Performance: Slow Progress in a Turbulent Region

Tunisia’s future will be shaped by the capacity of its leaders to introduce smart and innovative reforms. The Libyan crisis just across the border has had a huge impact on the small North African country, making the Tunisia-Libya interplay more complex – in contrast to Tunisia’s relations with Algeria, which ...

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Kuwait signs $80m contracts for five healthcare projects in Tunisia

Five Tunisian healthcare projects, with a combined value of approximately $79.7m (KWD24.3m), have been approved for funding by Kuwait.  Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has signed a loan agreement worth $79.4m (KWD24m) to build four hospitals across Tunisia. Funding for the four hospitals will be provided at an interest ...

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U.S. will continue its support to Tunisia in economic and security fields says US Deputy Secretary of State

US Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan paid a visit on Friday in Tunis, for official talks, as part of a regional tour. After a meeting with Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, Sullivanttplf reporters that the U.S. will continue its support to Tunisia in economic and security fields. “The US has ...

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Tunisia to lift retirement age by two years, official says

The Tunisian government has reached a deal with a major labour union to lift the retirement age for public servants by two years, a government official said on Friday, a key reform demanded by its lenders to stabilize state finances. The North African country is under pressure from the International ...

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Information Day: ” Health, demographic change and wellbeing”

Since its association with Horizon 2020 Programme (EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation) in 2016, Tunisia is multiplying its efforts to improve the participation of its Institutions in this Programme. To this purpose, a special Programme Management Unit Research and Innovation (PMURI), acting as Directorate-General, was created by decree ...

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European patents in Tunisia: Validation agreement between EPO and Tunisia to enter into force on 1 December

The President of the European Patent Office, Benoît Battistelli, and the Director-General of Tunisia’s National Standardisation and Industrial Property Institute (INNORPI), Amel Ben Farhat, announced today that starting 1 December European patents can be validated in Tunisia and thus regarded as national Tunisian ones. “This agreement brings significant advantages while ...

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Holidaymakers’ paradise in Tunisia

“Always look on the bright sight of life…” Almost everyone knows this famous scene from the film “Life of Brian”. But what many people don’t realise: Large parts of the film were shot in the Tunisian city of Monastir. Built as a fortress in the year 796, the town became ...

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Egypt, Tunisia sign 10 agreements during cooperation talks

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Sunday with Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed at the Ittihadiya Presidential Palace in Heliopolis. The meeting discussed ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation in the political, security and economic fields, as well as various issues of common concern pertaining to the regional and international arena,, especially ...

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