22 January 2016

Tunisia: French Senate to Hold, Soon, Parliamentary Day to Boost Investment in Tunisia

Paris — President of the French senate Gérard Larcher announced, on Friday in Paris, the determination of the French senate to organise a parliamentary day to boost investment in Tunisia in the coming period.

He added, in a statement to the media, after his meeting on Friday, with Prime Minister Habib Essid in the premises of the senate in Paris, that both sides looked at several issues, including the file of terrorism that struck the two countries the previous year.

The official added: "Essid informed me of Tunisia's strategy aimed to develop several economic sectors, such as automotive, which will help create jobs for youths".

He underlined that the two sides studied the file of security as well as means likely to assist Tunisia in this field.

President of the French Senate said that he examined with Essid Tunisia's vision concerning stability of the situation in Libya, based on peaceful solutions and dialogue without resorting to military solutions.

Then, Essid visited the Paris town hall, where he was decorated of the medal of the city of Paris.

The Prime Minister will confer, on Friday evening, with representatives of the French Employer Organisations, the Movement of the French Enterprises (MEDEF) to examine means to boost French Investments in Tunisia.


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