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Washington allocates 20 million dollars to support transition to democracy in Tunisia

Published the:  23/03/2011

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March. 23, 2011 - TAP - The US administration released an aid worth 20 million dollars to support transition to democracy in Tunisia, announced on Tuesday March. 22, 2011the US state department.
This aid is part of a plan to back the Tunisian people's efforts to "reinforce the gains of the post-Ben Ali era " and ''support the country in its process of democratic and economic building-up", says the state department communiqué.
The funds released will help reinforce political parties and the civil society, set up a system for free and transparent elections favour the emergence of independent and professional media and support economic reforms, the same source added.