Head of Tunisian Government visits Morocco June 18-19

Head of Tunisian Government visits Morocco June 18-19

Head of the Tunisian government, Youssef Chahed, is paying on June 18-19 an official visit to Morocco where he will attend the 19th session of the Moroccan-Tunisian High Joint Committee.

Leading a delegation comprising several Tunisian cabinet members, Chahed will hold talk with his Moroccan counterpart Saad Eddine El Othmani on a set of issues of mutual concern. He will also meet Speakers of the Lower and Upper houses of the Moroccan Parliament.

The visit is expected to add momentum to Moroccan-Tunisian ties with the signing of 13 bilateral cooperation agreements in the fields of investment, civil aviation, vocational training, employment, higher education and agriculture, among others.

In May 2014, a visit by King Mohammed VI to Tunis was a milestone in the two countries’ relations. During the visit, the first by the Moroccan Monarch to Tunisia in the wake of the Arab Spring, King Mohammed VI gave an address at the Tunisian parliament and co-chaired with the then Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki the signing ceremony of 23 cooperation agreements.

The agreements cover various areas of cooperation, including diplomacy, culture, industry, scientific and technological research, human rights, tourism, finance, banking, security, environment…


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