France – Tunisia: 200 million euro financing agreement



AA / Tunisia

A financing agreement of two hundred million euros between Tunisia and France through the French Development Agency (AFD) was signed on Saturday by Tunisian Minister of Economy and Planning Samir Said and French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna.

A press release from the Tunisian Ministry of Economy and Planning said the signing ceremony took place in Djerba, on the island’s 18th La Francophonie Summit.

And let’s add that these two hundred million euros will be allocated to support the Tunisian state budget and to implement basic reforms.

In this regard, Samir Said said that he is satisfied with the cooperation between Tunisia and Paris. The funding agreement reaffirms, he said, France’s desire to continue supporting Tunisia and accompany it in implementing its reform plan for recovery. Financial balance, creation of growth and efficient and sustainable development of the economy.

For her part, Catherine Colonna praised the strength and roots of the ties between Paris and Tunisia. The French Foreign Minister thus emphasized the importance of the reform program carried out by Tunisia, which will help it gradually overcome the economic and social difficulties faced by the country.

The head of French diplomacy also assured the interlocutor of his government’s readiness to further support Tunisia at all levels.

Source: AA

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