Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Directory Directory Subscribe
Login
 

Qatar-Tunisia trade surges by 200% in first half of 2018

 
 

Please, enter data

Please, enter data

The Peninsula, 17 September 2018

The bilateral relations between Qatar and Tunisia have grown stronger over the past years. The volume of trade between Qatar and Tunisia has risen by more than 200 percent in the first half of this year compared to the second half of previous year, said Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia to Qatar, Slah Salhi.

The Ambassador has appreciated the relationship between Qatar and Tunisia saying, “Qatar is among the top countries which are supporting investment in Tunisia and is still continuing that support. To support Tunisian economy, Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani had announced the allocation of $1.25bn as a contribution at Tunisia 2020 Conference (held in November 2016) to support the Tunisian economy and promote its development drive”.

“All these indicate strong relations between Qatar and Tunisia,” the Ambassador told The Peninsula in an exclusive interview.

“There are more than 26,000 Tunisians in Qatar, reflecting growing and strong relations between the two countries. Qatar has the second largest foreign direct investment in Tunisia, accounting 16 percent of the country’s available investments,” the Ambassador added.

He also said that the Tunisian community in Qatar had increased in the last five years which indicated the continued development of bilateral relations whether political, economic or cultural. Replying to a question about Qatar's preparation for World Cup 2022, he said that Tunisia supports Qatar to host this championship, adding that whole Arab world should be proud of this and not only Qatar.

“It is the first time that an Arab country is hosting such a mega sports event and Tunisia has established a parliamentary committee to support Qatar for hosting the event. Also, all Tunisian expertise will be provided in collaboration with Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy,” he added.

The Ambassador said that he had attended a school opening ceremony to encourage parents. He had attended an opening ceremony of a Tunisian school early last week at Abu Hamour,

“We thank the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for their continued support and facilities which are being provided to Tunisian community in Qatar and Tunisian school.”

The Tunisian Ambassador said: “This increase in the population of Tunisian community demanded increasing the capacity of school due to an increased number of students. We are waiting for the good news about building a new school that will be bigger enough to accommodate more students compared to the current one,” he added.

The Peninsula
17/09/2018

  COMMENTS
Login to Add Your Comment  (for subscribers) | Subscribe

 

Latest News

Egypt: Youth projects will be financed by $200Mn
Egypt Today, 22 October 2018

The World Bank will finance youth projects, including women projects and projects of FEKRETAK SHERKETAK initiative, by $200 million, Minister of Investment Sahar ...

Read full story
Egypt: Youth projects will be financed by $200Mn
GE Wins 14GW Iraq Power Contract
Iraq Business News, 21 October 2018

GE signed Principles of Cooperation (POC) with the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity to develop the country’s power sector.

The plan is expected ...

Read full story
GE Wins 14GW Iraq Power Contract
Qatar, Korea eye collaboration in smart city, ITS
Gulf Times, 21 October 2018

Qatar and South Korea are keen to explore new areas of collaboration in smart city and Intelligent Transport System (ITS), aimed at creating more business ...

Read full story
Qatar, Korea eye collaboration in smart city, ITS
Back to Home Page 2842 --- 0 <><><> 625.66666666667.....exvideo=0....eximage=0
P 0
BR 19

 
3rd Annual RetrofitTech KSA
18 - November 2018
3rd Annual Mosque Design & Development Summit
26 - November 2018
3rd Annual Dubai Green Hotel Innovation
26 - November 2018
3rd Annual Future Accessibility & Assistive Technology Dubai
26 - November 2018
5th Annual Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar
3 - December 2018
 
  View more  

Market Indecies
 
Saudi SE - 2.32%
Dubai FM - 4.53%
Abu Dhabi SE - 3.99%
Kuwait SE - 1.51%
Doha SM - 8.36%
Muscat SM - 6.18%
Casablanca SE Closed
Bahrain SE - 0.98%
Cairo SE Closed
Amman SE - 1.12%
 

Quick Links
  Reports  
  Articles  
  Brochures & Flyers  

Up-coming events
  Hospitality Qatar - 6 November - 8 November 2018  
  HQ - Food Qatar - 6 November - 8 November 2018  
  Project Qatar - 29 April - 1 May 2019  
  Heavy Max - 29 April - 1 May 2019  
  Qatar Stone Tech - 29 April - 1 May 2019  
IFP Group Events Calendar

Magazine sections
  Finance  
  Zoom  
  Growth Markets  
  Regional Overview  
  Editorial  
  Tips and Tricks  
  Spotlight  
  Home Finance  
  Our Meetings
 
  Focus
 
  News
 
  Legal Issues
 

 

               
IFP Corporate
• IFP Emirates
• IFP Lebanon
• IFP Qatar
• IFP Iraq
• REC Saudi Arabia
• IFP China
Lebanon
Beirut Boat
Energy Lebanon
Project Lebanon
Sustainable Digital Ecosystem Summit
Qatar
Heavy Max
Hospitality Qatar
HQ - Food Qatar
Project Qatar
Qatar Stone Tech
Iraq
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh Motor Show
 
 
  IMC
IFP Group 2018 - © All rights reserved