18 March 2014

Tunisia: Qatar Willing to Provide Tunisia Financial Support

Photo: Mehdi Jomaa/Facebook
Tunisian politicians agreed on Industry Minister, Mehdi Jomaa, to be the country's new PM.

Tunis — Qatar's Prime Minister Sheikh Abdallah Ben Naceur Ben Khalifa Al Thani asserted his country's will to provide financial and trade support to Tunisia.

During his meeting, Monday in Doha, with Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa, he assured that his country will examine trade and financial files to conceive new bilateral co-operation mechanisms for the two countries' benefit and in service of Tunisia in this period of its history.

He voiced satisfaction at Tunisia's success to adopt a Constitution through political consensuses.

For his part, Jomaa pointed to the improvement of security situation in Tunisia and the firm determination to fight terrorism.

He commended Qatar's continuous support to Tunisia, asserting that efforts are now focused on means to overcome economic difficulties and reinforcing liberties.

Jomaa affirmed that Tunisia is endeavouring to organise the elections before the end of 2014.

The meeting was attended by the Ministers of Foreign affairs and Economy and Finance, Tunisia's ambassador to Qatar, businessmen, a delegation of the Tunisian Industry, Trade and Handincrafts Uion (UTICA) led by its Chairwoman Wided Bouchamaoui, the Ministers of Finance, Economy and Trade and Foreign Affairs as well as the Chamber of Commerce President and Qatar's ambassador to Tunisia.

Upon his arrival in Doha coming from Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), the PM was seen in by Finance Minister Ali Cherif Al Amadi.

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