Official visit to Tunisia - 9/07/2012
Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle will visit Tunisia on Monday, 9 July, for the 3rd time since the revolution to discuss EU-Tunisia relations and further EU support to democratic transition in Tunisia. During his visit he will sign two financing agreements by which the EU will provide support to improve the competitiveness of the services sector (20 million euro) and support the role of civil society in Tunisia (7 million euro). He will also sign financing contracts with local Civil society organisations.
Commissioner Füle will meet Mr Jebali, the Head of Government, Mr Ben Jaafar, President of the National Constitutional Assembly, Mr Bettaieb, Minister in Charge of Investment and International Cooperation and Mr Touhami Abdouli, Secretary of State in charge of European affairs . He will review the state of bilateral relations, in particular the important negotiations on new agreements in the field of trade, agriculture, mobility, industry and aviation. During his visit Commissioner Füle will also meet civil society representatives.