7 November 2012

Tunisia: India Ready to Strengthen Co-Operation Relations With Tunisia

Photo: La Presse
President of Tunisia, Moncef Marzouki

Tunis — India's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ahamed Edappakath reasserted, on Wednesday in Tunis, his country's will to strengthen its relations with Tunisia and diversify bilateral co-operation fields in the service of the two countries' mutual interests.

During his talk with National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Speaker Mustapha Ben Jaafar, the Indian official said he was conveying a message from the Indian government to "a friendly country which is laying down the foundations of a democratic regime which will entitle it to become a model in the Arab-Muslim world."

In turn, Mr. Ben Jaafar affirmed Tunisia's attachment to tighten its co-operation and rapprochement bonds with such great democracies like India.

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