Algeria’s Lamamra on working visit in Tunis

Algeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister Ramtane Lamamra arrived in Tunis on Friday evening.   He was seen in at the airport by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi.   Lamamra is on a working visit to Tunisia as a special envoy, bearing a message of fraternity from Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune to President Kais Saied, according to […]

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President Saied meets with Algerian President’s special envoy

President of the Republic Kais Saied met Saturday in Carthage with Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad Ramtane Lamamra, the special envoy of President Abdelmadjid Tebboune.   The talk turned on the strong ties binding the two countries and the common will to further boost them, the Presidency said.   Emphasis was laid on the need to […]

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Shipwreck off Zarzis at centre of meeting between President Saied, PM and Justice Minister

Ongoing investigations into the migrant shipwreck off Zarzis, were the focus of a meeting that President Kais Saied had Saturday with Prime Minister Najla Bouden and Justice Minister Leila Jaffel.   Kais Saied stressed the need to get to the truth about this tragedy that had occurred on September 21, especially after the backup provided to the unit responsible for […]

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Jerandi calls for adopting new approach to irregular migration

(TAP) – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi urged European countries and various humanitarian organisations to adopt a new approach to irregular migration from Sahel countries to Europe as this has a negative impact on transit countries, including Tunisia.   The minister said, as he met with European Union Special Representative (EUSR) for the Sahel Emanuela […]

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Jerandi calls on France to be more flexible in visa-granting procedures to Tunisians

(TAP) – France shall be more flexible in the visa-granting procedures for Tunisian nationals, said Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi during his talk with France’s Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna, on the occasion of the 18th francophonie Summit.   Jerandi voiced the Tunisian authorities’ statisfaction at France’s decision to lift the visa […]

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FM, Chinese ambassador discuss preparations for first Arab-China Summit

(TAP) – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi met Thursday with Chinese Ambassador to Tunisia Zhang Jianguo.   The meeting focused on preparations for the first Arab-China Summit due on December 9 in the Saudi capital, the ministry said.   “Thie summit signals a qualitative mutation in the process of Chinese-Arab cooperative relations,” the two officials […]

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Candidates must inform ISIE of their campaign activities before 48 hours (Mansri)

(TAP) – Candidates for the legislative elections must inform the Independent Higher Authority for the Elections (ISIE) before 48 hours of any activity that is part of their electoral campaigns, said spokesman for the ISIE Mohamed Tlili Mansri.   This measure aims to help the authority’s officers observe the campaign, which has kicked off on Friday, Mansri told TAP.   […]

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Human rights in security programmes and policies, focus of working session between Interior Ministry and OHCHR

(TAP) – Commitment to the highest standards in the field of promotion and protection of human rights and their increased integration in security programmes and policies, was the focus of a working session held Friday at the Interior Ministry headquarters, between a number of senior civilian and security officials and a delegation from the Office of the High Commissioner for […]

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Tunisia, Germany pledge to boost bilateral cooperation in legal and judicial fields

(TAP) – Minister of Justice, Leila Jaffel, met, on Friday, at the department’s headquarters, Germany’s ambassador in Tunis, Peter Prügel.   The meeting offered the opportunity to insist on the continuation of the implementation of the various programmes related to the legal and judicial fields, says a statement of the Justice Department.   The two parties agreed to multiply the […]

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Upper House Speaker Meets with AU Administrative Tribunal Chairman

Rabat – Speaker of the House of Councillors, Naama Mayara, met on Thursday in Rabat with a delegation of the Technical Committee of the African Union, led by the Chairman of the AU Administrative Tribunal, Sylvester Salufu Mainga, currently visiting Morocco. During these talks, Mayara discussed “the great achievements made by our country in the judicial field, after the adoption […]

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Moratinos Calls for Political Will to Serve Mediterranean Region

Rabat – Former Spain’s top diplomat and High Representative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Angel Moratinos called, Friday in Rabat, for a political will to serve the Mediterranean, which he called “forgotten sea”. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the annual meeting of the Group of Studies and Research on the Mediterranean (GERM), organized this year around […]

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