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Define co-operation broad outlines between Tunisia and AFESD

Published the:  09/05/2011

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May 9, 2011 – TAP  - Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) Director-General and Board Chairman Abdellatif Youssef el-Hamad expressed his institution's will to contribute to achieve development projects in Tunisian interior regions, to guarantee a fair development.
In a statement to TAP news agency at the end of his meeting, on Monday in Tunis, with Caretaker Prime Minister Béji Caïd Essebsi, Mr. El-Hamad pointed out that the talk had been an opportunity to define the broad outlines of co-operation between AFESD and Tunisia on the short- and long-terms, specifying that the institution had lent Tunisia a loan to finance small- and medium-sized enterprises in the long-run.
He added that AFESD also granted a 14-million-Tunisian-dinar donation to Tunisia to fit out those municipalities that had been pillaged during the post-Revolution events.