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Education Minister receives head of ICRC regional delegation

Published the:  26/02/2011

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February 26, 2011 - TAP - Reinforcing co-operation and co-ordination between the Tunisian government and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), notably in time of troubles, was the focus of the meeting, held on Saturday in Tunis, between the Education Minister Taieb Baccouche and head of ICRC regional delegation Jean Michel Monod.
The talk turned on means to ensure social and medical covering of persons harmed by last events in the country, and in particular those Tunisian and foreign nationals fleeing Libya.
Mr. Monod commended the support provided by officials, as well as by Tunisian people, to the Committee's action, a co-operation which has had a positive impact on its interventions in Tunisia, he specified.
For his part, Mr. Taieb Baccouche asserted that the Tunisian people, who are living through a decisive stage in their history, have expressed solidarity with the brotherly Libyan people in this painful trial to seek freedom and dignity.