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The Head of Government Receives an Investment Delegation from the International Group Tetra Tech

Published the:  30/01/2013

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30th of January 2013 - The Head of Government Mr. Hamadi Jebali receives today morning at Dar Dhiafa in Carthage an investment delegation from Tetra Tech, International Group specialized in the field of energy and infrastructure. The delegation was composed of representatives from investment companies of American, Russian and Finnish nationalities, in the presence of Mr. Riadh Bettaieb the Minister of International Cooperation and Investment.
Mr. Bettaieb declared that the meeting aims in its broad outlines to explore new opportunities for investment in our country by these international companies specialized in infrastructure services, desalination of sea water, renewable energy, and rehabilitation and creation of railway lines. the Minister of International Cooperation and Investment emphasized on the fact that these companies’ representatives have expressed their earnest desire to effectively and fruitfully cooperate with Tunisia and their concern for the exchange of expertise in the related sectors in order to make effective investment projects that enhance the national economy in parallel with the provision of additional jobs to applicants.
Mr. Bettaieb said that the delegation expressed a desire to launch a number of projects; the first priority is to create and develop in Tunisia a tourist village with an accommodation capacity of 160,000 tourists as well as the rehabilitation and the creation of railway lines in Sousse. A joint committee will be formed to study the feasibility of these projects.