Tunisia: Constituent Meeting of Parliamentary Friendship Group Tunisia - EU Member Countries

Tunis/Tunisia — A constituent meeting of the parliamentary friendship group Tunisia-remaining of the European Union member countries was held Tuesday at the Bardo Palace, under the chairmanship of democratic bloc MP, Lotfi Ayadi.

According to a statement issued by the parliament, participants in the meeting stressed the role of this friendship group in boosting diplomatic relations and economic cooperation, particularly in the fields of higher education, health and culture.

They also highlighted the role of the parliamentary friendship group in monitoring the situation of Tunisians residing in these countries.

The participants in this constituent meeting also stressed the importance of working, within the framework of parliamentary diplomacy, to improve Tunisia's image abroad, to highlight the success of the democratic process, to attract investors and to benefit from the success of EU countries in various fields.

They agreed to organise meetings with the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in charge of cooperation with the rest of the European Union countries, in order to keep abreast of Tunisia's foreign policy with these countries and the agreements concluded with them.

The members of the parliamentary friendship group insisted on the need to meet with representatives of the ministries concerned by the economic dossier to set the priorities on which to focus work.

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