Tunisia to Present Set of Projects for Funding At Lyon's 'Pollutec' October 12-15

Tunis/Tunisia — Tunisia will present at the Environment & Energy Technologies Trade Show - Pollutec due October 12-15 in Lyon a set of environment projects to donors, co-ordinator of Tunisia's participation in the show Chokri Nsib said Wednesday.

The financial needs for the environmental sector are estimated at about 2 billion dinars by 2030, he pointed out.

Nsib told TAP Tunisia will be the guest of honour of this new edition of Pollutec, one of the largest international events in the environmental field.

It attracts more than 100,000 visitors and 2500 to 3000 exhibiting companies," he said.

This event is an opportunity to present the latest technological innovations, and also to attract donors.

It is an opportunity for Tunisia to present environmental projects for funding.

The official said Tunisia can also present its experience and expertise in several environmental activities, such as sanitation, renewable energy and waste management.

The objective is to export its expertise to foreign countries, especially African.

Nsib said that the Tunisian delegation participating in Pollutec will comprise about 200 officials of governmental and private institutions, adding that the space reserved for Tunisian companies covers an area of 160 m2.

"Tunisia seeks to find technical solutions and donors willing to finance environmental projects, especially in the field of waste, since our country plans to move towards the recovery of waste, "he stressed.

He added that the Tunisian officials will seek during the exhibition to identify the most appropriate technical solutions in the field of pollution control, sanitation, alternative energy, and marine pollution control.

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