6 December 2012

Tunisia: PM Jebali Expresses Will to 'Reform and Re-Structure Customs Services'

Tunis — Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali asserted his government's will to "reform and re-structure the customs services" and "to improve border posts with a view to protecting the customs officers and offering them good working conditions."

In an address delivered, on Thursday at Soukra on the occasion of the 56th anniversary of the tunisification of the Tunisian customs, Mr. Jebali announced Government's plans to establish at least 16 customs teams at border posts and to create a regional customs administration in Kasserine, in 2013.

He pointed out that details are being studied for the procurement of surveillance cameras to be shortly installed at all ports and airports of the country.

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