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French programme to support sector of culture in Tunisia

Published the:  04/04/2011

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April 4, 2010 - TAP - French Minister of Culture and Communication Frédéric Mitterrand Sunday shed light in Tunis on France's programme of support to Tunisia's cultural sector which is aimed to boost bilateral co-operation in this field.
Shortly before leaving Tunis at the end of his three-day visit, the visiting minister explained that this programme is meant to promote the movie business through the creation of a national movie centre and movie theatres in inland areas and the setting up of a national book centre and mobile libraries nationwide to encourage youths to read, in addition to the creation of a modern art museum.
Mr. Frédéric Mitterrand stressed the need to develop Tunisia's artistic and cultural heritage and make good use of it to promote cultural tourism.
He also said that France, in collaboration with "France Télévision" group, will hold training sessions for journalists and technicians of Tunisia's television in matters of regional journalism.