4 June 2014

Tunisia: Cross-Border Co-Operation Project Looked At

Tunis — A working session was held, Wednesday in Tunis, devoted to the examination of cross-border co-operation project, funded by the European Union (EU) under the shape of donations.

The working session chaired by Secretary of State for Interior Minister, in charge of Regional and Local Affairs Abderrazek Ben khlifa was also an occasion to examine the obstacles preventing the achievement of this project in due time.

According to a statement of the Ministry, the Secretary of State underlined that this project is a new form of co-operation insofar as it is based on the principle of partnership, mutual interest and competitiveness and helps the member state make the most of great independence on the level of scheduling and implementation.

The co-operation with Tunisia in this field concerns :

1- A programme targeting the countries of the Mediterranean basin namely the promotion of economic social, environmental and cultural development. It benefited of a donation worth 173 million euros.

2- A Tunisia-Italy cross-border co-operation programme :

It concerns bolstering regional development, sustainable development and cultural and scientific co-operation to which a funding worth 48 million dinars was granted. The working session was attended by representatives of the Secretariat of State For Development and International Co-operation, Finance Ministry and Presidents of special delegations profiting from this project.

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