13 November 2012

Tunisia: Cabinet Meeting Focuses On Ways to Accelerate Major Projects

Tunis — A Cabinet meeting, held Tuesday at the Government Palace in Kasbah under chairmanship of Interim Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali, discussed ways to accelerate several projects in the country including those called "Greater Korbous" (Northwest) and "Silicium" in Gafsa (Southwest).

According to a Prime Ministry press statement, the Cabinet also focused on the yacht accommodation and maintenance project in Tabarka and those of integrated agricultural development in Siliana and the inclusive city in Enfidha (Midwest).

The Cabinet meeting emphasised the importance of these projects in terms of development, employment and finance, the statement added.

These projects are part of public/private partnership and aim at ensuring active participation of the civil society in this area.

The Cabinet also stressed the need to supervise and monitor the realisation of mega-projects planned in periodic meetings.

Minister of Investment and International Co-operation Riadh Bettaieb, Minister Responsible for Economic Issues Ridha Saidi and advisers and representatives of concerned ministries took part in this meeting.

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