“It is possible to vaccinate 100,000 people a day” (Acting Health Minister)

Acting Health Minister Mohamed Trabelsi on Friday held a meeting at the Ministry’s headquarters with Chair of the National Vaccination Committee Hechmi Louzir, executives of the Ministry, Chair of the Health Committee at the Parliament Ayachi Zammel and representatives of the private health sector. The Minister stressed that it is possible to vaccinate 100,000 people per day, calling to boost […]

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Jerandi/Lemoyne talk: Tunisian-French cooperation reviewed

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi had a talk on Thursday with French Secretary of State for Tourism, French Nationals Abroad and Francophonie Jean Baptiste Lemoyne, who is on a working visit to Tunisia. The official’s visit is part of the follow-up of France’s solidarity operation with Tunisia (air and sea bridge) in these exceptional health […]

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Irregular migration: 17 Tunisians rescued off Kerkennah (Defence)

A navy unit, on Thursday, rescued 17 Tunisians near Ashtart oil rig, after their boat broke down, south of ElAttaya, Kerkennah, the Ministry of Defence said Friday. They set off from Medenine coasts on Wednesday night to illegally cross into Europe. The individuals, aged between 15 and 35, were taken to the fishing port of Zarzis, Medenine, to be handed […]

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Eight undocumented migrants rescued off El Haouaria (Defence)

Eight Tunisian undocumented migrants aged between 23 and 45 were rescued on Friday by the coast guard, the Ministry of National Defence said in a statement. The migrants were on board a boat that broke down in the northwestern area of El Haouaria. They embarked from the coast of Kelibia on Thursday night aiming to illegally cross the maritime borders […]

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Tunisia repays a US$ 506 million bond issued in 2014

Tunisia has just repaid a US$ 506 million bond (equivalent to 1,412.6 million dinars) issued in 2014 on the financial market, the Finance Ministry announced on Friday. The Government of Tunisia had closed on July 24, 2014, on its offering of a $500 million sovereign bond issuance guaranteed by the United States of America, acting through the U.S. Agency for […]

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Tunisia-Japan: Tunisian winning start-ups in NINJA competition, honoured by JICA

A tribute was paid, Friday, July 23, by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to the 5 Tunisian start-ups which won the «Next Innovation with Japan» competition (NINJA ), an entrepreneurship support platform launched in 2020 by the Japanese agency in 19 African countries, including Tunisia. The goal of the platform is to back entrepreneurs whose activities can provide solutions […]

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Tunisia, guest of honour at “Pollutec 2021” trade show

Tunisia will partake as a “guest of honour” in the 29th Lyon Environment & Energy Technologies Trade Show “Pollutec 2021”, held October 12-15 in Lyon (France), said the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA) on Friday. The national 150m2 pavillon includes 80m2 for institutions and 72m2 for 12 private stakeholders, enterprises and startups chosen by the Export Promotion Centre (CEPEX) and […]

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Law on economic recovery: BCT calls for greater coordination on economic and financial measures

The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) called Friday, for greater coordination between the various stakeholders, regarding the economic and financial measures contained in draft law No. 104 of 2020, on the revival of the economy and the regularisation of foreign exchange violations. The Board held an extraordinary meeting remotely, devoted to the examination of this […]

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Approved agricultural investments have reached 200.7 MD in 1st half of 2021 (APIA)

The approved private agricultural investments have reached, until the end of June 2021, 1,453 investment operations worth 200.7 MD, a change of 25.6% in terms of number and 24.5% in terms of value, according to the latest statistics published Friday by the Agricultural Investment Promotion Agency (APIA). Compared to the development plan 2016-2020, private agricultural investments have recorded a regression […]

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CMA CGM’s decision to suspend its new reservations to Rades port is temporary and exclusive

The Ministry of Transport and Logistics said Friday that the decision taken by the group CMA CGM (Compagnie maritime d’affrètement – Compagnie générale maritime) to suspend its new reservations to the port of Rades, taken July 16, 2021, is a temporary and exclusive measure taken by the shipping company because of delays in the evacuation of goods destined for this […]

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‫شبكة تلفزيون الصين الدولية (‏CGTN): مناشدات Peng Liyuan من أجل تعليم المرأة والحد من الفقر

بيكين, 23 يوليو / تموز 2021 PRNewswire/، وجهت Peng Liyuan زوجة الرئيس الصيني شي جين بينج يوم الثلاثاء خطابًا عن طريق الفيديو لمنتدى منظمة تعاون شنجهاي بشأن تعليم المرأة والحد من الفقر وقالت بينج التي تعمل أيضا مبعوثة خاصة لوكالة اليونيسكو  بشأن تحسين تعليم النساء والفتيات أن جميع النساء يتطلعن إلى تخفيف الفقر  وتحقيق السعادة، وتستطيع […]

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