Ben Jaafar Meets Conect Delegation

Bardo — President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jaafar received, on Wednesday, a delegation of the Confederation of Tunisian Citizens Enterprises (CONECT) led by chair Tarek Cherif.

Cherif expressed the satisfaction of CONECT and member businessmen at a set of positive signs for the national economy, particularly the willingness of foreign businessmen to invest in Tunisia following the adoption of the Constitution and the formation of a new cabinet.

Representatives of the confederation requested to attend the NCA Finance Committee’s hearing, as part of debates on the complementary finance law, a NCA press release said.

Businessmen spoke of problems confronting the Tunisian economy, particularly with regard to logistics, sea transport and ports.

Ben Jaafar underlined, in turn, the need to set a date for elections in 2014, as laid out in the transitional provisions of the new constitution, so as to complete the transition stage and introduce legislative and structural reforms for the national economy.

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