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PM receives a delegation from civil society in Gafsa

Published the:  14/11/2019

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(TAP) – Prime Minister Youssef Chahed received on Thursday, at the Kasbah Palace, a delegation of civil society from Gafsa.

According to Zakia Latrach, representative of this delegation, quoted in a statement by the Prime Ministry, the meeting focused on several social and economic issues, including the phosphate sector, as well as Om-El Kassab border crossing in Gafsa Governorate.

According to Latrach, the PM pledged to reactivate the Metlaoui and Om Larayes plants with the support of the region's population.

Youssef Chahed also promised to find solutions with banks to finance private projects requested by the region's higher education graduates, she said.

Earlier today, President Kais Said received the same delegation at the Carthage Palace to discuss the recent protest movement in Gafsa, the resumption of phosphate production and the need to repair the railway