Caretaker President Receives BCT Deputy Governor

Caretaker President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki received, Friday, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) Mohamed Rekik. The official briefed the Caretaker President on the economic situation and the fiscal balances of the country, a Presidency press release indicated. He underlined that the “current economic context is difficult but not as dangerous as somes sides claim.” Mohamed Rekik denied […]

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Work Suspended in Public Institutions, Trade Activities Resume in Ben Guerdane

Public educational, administrative and financial institutions and hospitals, except for emergency departments, suspended work, Thursday, in Ben Guerdane (governorate of Medenine) upon a call of the Local Labour Union (ULT) until security and protection are guaranteed in the region. TAP correspondent in Medenine noted that trade activities resumed in the city, after a suspension since early this week, as part […]

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Coface Lowers Tunisia’s ‘Business Environment Assessment’ From A4 to B

Coface group, world leader in credit insurance, has downgraded Tunisia’s “business environment assessment” from A4 to B. According to a report published, recently, by the group, “the institutional business environment (in Tunisia) suffers from burdens related to the former regime and the instability experienced by Tunisia since 2011.” Source : Tunis Afrique Presse

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Marzouki Calls for Converting Tunisian Debts Into Development Programmes

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki called, on Wednesday, the European countries to convert the Tunisian debts into development projects managed by European enterprises. “Any European country that supports this proposal should step up its exports and have access to new markets,” he pointed out to the EU-Africa Summit. This initiative, he added, will undoubtedly contribute to ease the heavy burdens on […]

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Tunisian Transitional Experience Will Contribute to Development of “Young Democracy” Model in Region – Flahaut

President of Belgian Chamber of Representatives Andreacute Flahaut commended, Tuesday, the Tunisian democratic transitional process which, he said, will be undoubtedly crowned by pluralist, free and integrated elections. This process will contribute to the establishment of a “young democracy” model in the region, he asserted, during his talk with caretaker President of the Republic Moncef Marzouki presently visiting Belgium. Attending […]

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Co-Operation Programme Between Tunisia, Paca Region Under Focus

Vocational Training and Employment Minister Hafedh Laamouri, Monday, received President of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur (PACA) region Michel Vauzelle and a delegation accompanying him. The meeting was an opportunity to follow up a co-operation programme between the Ministry and the French region, a press release of the department indicated… Source : Tunis Afrique Presse

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