More than 60 exhibitors at 1st Tunisian-Libyan Medical Tourism Expo

July 1, 2022

(TAP) - The 1st Tunisian Libyan Medical Tourism Expo is held in Tunis, from June 30 to July 2, 2022, on the theme of 'Investing in Healtcare.”

More than 60 Tunisian and Libyan exhibitors operating in several sectors and medical services and health are taking part in this exhibition, according to the organisers.

The exhibition, which is organised by the Regional Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts, Ariana, in collaboration with the Ministries of Health and Tourism, aims to give an impetus to investment in health tourism sectors in Tunisia and Libya.

The regional director of health in Ariana Taïeb Chlouf said the organisation of exhibitions and fairs at the present time is an opportunity to boost economic activity and strengthen bilateral cooperation in all areas including in the health sector and medical tourism.

He highlighted the scope of investment in these two niches given the reputation of Tunisia in this field and its strategic geographical location, near Libya.

Ibtissem Ben Dahmen, member of the organizing committee of the Tunisian-Libyan exhibition of thermal tourism, has, on her side, pointed to the opportunities for partnership and exchange of experiences and expertise that can be leveraged by operators of both countries, through digital platforms allowing direct communication between professionals.

For his part, Director General of the company studies and management of business in Libya, Ibrahim Houij said the exhibition reflects a fruitful cooperation between the two parties.

He urged developing a tripartite partnership between Tunisia, Libya and Africa in the field of balneotherapy thermal health.

He said that the progress made in Tunisia in the field of balneotherapy reflects the level achieved by the Tunisian skills in this field, stressing the need to take advantage of this experience to develop this activity in Libya.

The President of the Regional Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts of Ariana, Mohamed Fadhel Bakkouch, for his part, said this exhibition will be held periodically, adding that the next editions will host operators from other African countries.


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