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Joint Statement on 14th session of Tunisia-EU Association Council

The 14th session of the Tunisia-European Union (EU) Association Council held on Tuesday in Brussels was sanctioned by a Joint Declaration published on the Council of Europe website. This session was co-chaired by Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President ...

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Tunisia’s economy grow 2.5 pct in first quarter of 2018

The Tunisian economy grew 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2018, compared to 1.9 percent in the same period a year ago, the investment minister said. The Tunisian economy grew 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2018, compared to 1.9 percent in the same period a year ago, ...

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Tunisia’s Municipal Elections : “Credible” vote despite some irregularities, according to European observers

For the first free legislative elections in the history of Tunisia that took place in 2014, the European Union dispatched an important observation mission. Also invited by the Independent Higher Electoral Commission (ISIE), a rather modest observation mission of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of ...

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“New Blockchain technology, source of growth for Tunisia and Africa” (Maouane Abbassi)

“The Tunisian monetary and financial community is convinced that the new Blockchain technology is a source of growth for Tunisia as well as for all Africa,” Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) Governor Marouane el Abbassi told reporters on Monday at the opening of the Africa Blockchain Summit, organised by BCT ...

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Tunisia launches calls for 500 MW solar, 500 MW wind

The Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies has launched two tenders, one for 500 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants and one for 500 MW of wind farms. The ministry on Friday published calls for pre-qualification applications. Bidders will later compete to carry out the projects on ...

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Tourism: Tunisia launches advertising campaign

An advertising campaign to promote Tunisia as a tourist destination has been launched . The Tunisian National Tourist Office is using the tag line ‘It’s time for Tunisia’ in promotions which will run until the end of the year. Thomas Cook resumed flights to Tunisia from Birmingham, Manchester and Gatwick ...

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Libya, Tunisia review cooperation in banking sector

The governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) Siddiq Al-Kabir met with the Tunisian Central Bank governor Marwan Abbasi in Tunis. According to the CBL website, the meeting discussed cooperation between the two institutions and exchange of coordination and expertise, especially in the field of combating money laundering and ...

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Saudi Embassy football team in Tunisia wins Arab Diplomatic Brothers Cup

The football team of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Embassy in Tunisia won the Arab Diplomatic Brothers Cup in its second session after defeating at the final on Saturday evening  the Moroccan Embassy team in penalty shootouts.  The original and extra times of the match ended with a draw.  At ...

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Date export revenues edge up 31%

The date export revenues for the current season (October 1, 2017-May 9, 2018) increased by  31% in value, reaching 597,887 million dinars (MD) against 458,045 MD during the same period in 2017. In volume, Tunisia exported about 101,000 tonnes of dates during the current season against 88,000 tonnes during the ...

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2-day world conference of news agencies opens in Islamabad tomorrow

A two-day International Conference of News Agencies (ICNA) to highlight Pakistan’s constructive image and promote collaboration among news, disseminating bodies to cope with the challenges of media revolution, will be held on May 13-14. The conference, to be instrumental in promoting country’s soft image amongst comity of nations, will have ...

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