11 December 2012

Tunisia: Court of Auditors' Annual Report Submitted to Caretaker Prime Minister

Tunis — The First President of the Court of Auditors Abdelkader Zgolli submitted, on Tuesday, in Carthage, the 27th annual report of the court for 2011, to interim Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali.

The report takes stock of the management of many public programmes, state enterprises and corporations and local communities.

Mr. Zgolli said to TAP news agency that "the Prime Minister reiterated will to boost the capacities of the Court of Auditors so as to preserve the public funds and rationalise its use to guarantee a comprehensive and fair development.

Mr. Jebali recommended to the Court of Auditors executives to carry on their missions, by respecting the professional ethics (independence, objectivity and impartiality.)

A meeting with the media will be held, on Friday December 14, to present the 27th annual report of the Court of Auditors.

Besides, the Prime Minister had a meeting, on Tuesday, with a delegation of the Association of Tunisian Youths in America (AJTA) and representatives of the Association of Young Politicians of America.

AJTA president Mohamed Firas Ben Achour said, after the meeting, that "the achievements accomplished by Tunisia during the transitory phase are considered as satisfactory on the social, economic as well as political level."

He went on saying that the visit of these two associations in Tunisia aimed to enquire about the general situation in the country notably concerning the finalisation of the Constitution and the democratic process in the country.

Mr. Ben Achour explained that these two associations will play a key role in the promotion of Tunisia to the American society, in particular, businessmen and investors.

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