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Tunisia, Egypt sign 10 agreements and MoU as 16th High Joint Commission session wraps up

Published the:  12/11/2017

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(TAP Special Correspondent - Aida Hichri) – Tunisia and Egypt signed ten agreements and memoranda of understanding at the end of the 16th session of the Tunisian-Egyptian High Joint Commission, held in Cairo on November 11 and 12, and co-chaired by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed his Egyptian counterpart Sherif Ismail.

These agreements mainly concern the transport, health, agriculture, renewable energy, youth, training and small businesses sectors.

They are:

- Co-operation agreement in the field of maritime transport

- Draft Memorandum of Understanding between the Tunisian and Egyptian Governments for co-operation between the Office of Merchant Marine and Ports (OMMP) and the Alexandria Port Authority.

-Memorandum of Understanding on mutual recognition of seafarers' certificates of competency.

- Memorandum of Understanding in the field of renewable energies and energy management.

- Draft Memorandum of Understanding in the field of international fairs and markets.

- Draft executive programme between the Ministries of Youth and Sports of the two countries for co-operation in the field of sports in 2018 and 2019.

- Draft Memorandum of Understanding in Veterinary Services.

- Draft Memorandum of Understanding in the medical and pharmaceutical fields.

- Memorandum of Understanding for technical co-operation in the field of investment and international co-operation.

- Minutes of the meetings of the Tunisian-Egyptian High Joint Commission.