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Chahed meets his Norwegian and Swedish counterparts

Published the:  11/06/2019

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(TAP correspondant Bahija Belmabrouk)- Prime Minister Youssef Chahed met with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Monday afternoon, as he led the Tunisian delegation participating in the celebration of the centenary of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland. 

The meeting focused on boosting bilateral relations between Tunisia and the two countries.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg told TAP and National TV (Watanya 1) that the meeting focused on economic relations and ways to boost cooperation between the two countries, including the tourism sector.

Solberg said that the meeting provided an opportunity to exchange views on a number of issues of common interest, highlighting Tunisia's position on regional issues and developments in neighbouring countries, particularly the Libyan case.

Several Heads of States and Governments, 5,700 government delegates, businessmen and employers from 187 ILO member countries take part in the 108th International Labour Conference, held in Geneva, Switzerland, June 10-21, under the theme “building a future with decent work.”

Several themes will be debated on Wednesday, particularly: the profound changes in the business world, social equity, violence and harassment in the workplace.  

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will take part in the proceedings on the last day of the conference (June 21); his speech will be followed by the adoption of the outputs of the various commissions