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Jhinaoui receives S-G of Arab Interior Ministers’ Council
May 24, 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaïes Jhinaoui received, Wednesday in Tunis, Secretary General of the Arab Interior Ministers’ Council Mohamed Ali Koumen.

The activities of the Council, its agenda for the coming period and ways to strengthen cooperation between Tunisia and the organisation were the focus of the talk.

Parliament passes organic bill approving Tunisia’s accession to Protocol to African Charter on Human Rights
May 24, 2018

Organic Bill N ° 63/2017 approving the accession of the Republic of Tunisia to the Protocol of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa was adopted on Wednesday at a plenary session of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR), with 155 votes for, 1 abstention and no opposition.


UGTT calls on government to accelerate completion of wage increase negotiations
May 24, 2018

The executive bureau of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) called on the government to speed up the completion of negotiations on wage increases and to set as soon as possible the dates for their payment.

In a press release on Tuesday, after reviewing the progress of social negotiations on wage increases in the civil service"...

May 24, 2018

The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies launches a call for pre-qualification application for the concessioning of photovoltaic solar power plants with a total capacity of about 500 MW, announces a statement of the ministry released Wednesday .

The sites concerned are the following:

• A power plant in the governorate of Tozeur with a power of about 50 MWp (Project"...

May 24, 2018

Tunisia endeavours to develop strategies and programmes to ensure its self-sufficiency in medicine, said Tuesday Minister of Health Imed Hammami specifying that the coverage rate is 47%.

'We are working to strengthen the achievements of the local pharmaceutical industry to achieve self-sufficiency,' he told the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA) organised on the theme 'Health for all: Commit to Universal Health Coverage, held from May 19 to"...

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