Tunisia: Cabinet Meeting Adopts Ten Priority Reform Projects to Revive Economy

Tunis — A Cabinet meeting, which was held Thursday in Kasbah under the chairmanship of Interim Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali, adopted ten priority reform projects to revive the Tunisian economy.

The projects to be implemented before mid-august, 2012 provide, in particular, for easing administrative procedures, strengthening electronic transactions and revising employment mechanisms. They also involve enhancing assessment and quality appraisal mechanisms in the health and education sectors and encouraging access to information related to budget drafting as well as audit and control of management in public banks.

The meeting entrusted the concerned ministries and structures with deepening discussion of the 32 additional reform projects in different areas, pending developing relevant draft laws as soon as possible.

The Cabinet meeting also examined projects and draft laws part of the implementation of the second Economic Revival Programme for Tunisia, co-funded by the African Development Bank and the European Union for the 2013-2014 period.

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