High-level Tunisian delegation visits OFID

Loan Signature

On April 2, 2012, OFID Director-General, Mr. Suleiman J. Al-Herbish, received a high-level delegation from Tunisia comprising Mr. Alaya Bettaieb, Secretary of State to the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation of Tunisia; HE Mr. Mohamed Samir Koubaa, Ambassador of Tunisia to Austria; and Mr. Noureddine Zekri, General Manager, Tunisia Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, to discuss means of strengthening cooperation in the country.

OFID and Tunisia have been partners in development since 1978. To date OFID has approved 18 operations to Tunisia, which include 10 public loans in support of the agriculture, education, energy, national development banks and transportation sectors; six private sector sector operations; and, two national grants. The country has also benefited from 26 regional grants.