16 May 2016

Tunisia: Ceremony in Carthage On Celebration of 60th Anniversary of Foreign Affairs Ministry

Carthage — A ceremony was organised, on Monday evening in the Carthage palace on the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Taking the floor on this occasion, diplomat and former Foreign Minister Ahmed Ounaies invited his former counterparts, former Foreign Ministers to share their diplomatic experiences and write their memories to enrich the references and the Tunisian foreign policy. He also announced the decision of the diplomatic institution to prepare a file recounting the history of foreign policy in Tunisia.

The diplomat reminded the tenets of the Tunisian diplomacy based on the principle of the independent and sovereign state, the respect of the universal values and the protection of human dignity.

In turn, Foreign Minister Khémaies Jhinaoui underlined the diversity of the attributions of the Tunisian diplomacy, called to be adapted to the developments on the regional and international scene.

Chairing the opening of the ceremony marking the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, President Béji Caid Essebsi underlined the importance to strengthen ties between the different generations of the diplomatic community.

Took part in the ceremony members of the government, former Foreign Ministers, heads of the diplomatic missions and former ambassadors as well as national and political personalities.

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