Gulf Arab states, France and international institutions stepped in with billions of dollars in aid for Tunisia
The emir of Qatar came in person with a pledge of $1.25 billion. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, France and other European partners promised substantial amounts, too.
Restart exploration activities in Tunisia
Eni has successfully resumed exploration activities onshore Tunisia in the Sahara desert, approximately 700 kilometers south of Tunis. Eni has just completed operations on the discovery well Laarich East-1, located in the MLD (Makhrouga-Laarich-Debbech) license, where Eni owns a 50% stake and the Tunisian state company ETAP the remaining 50%. Click here for more information
Parliament approves investment law
Tunisia’s parliament approved on Saturday a long delayed law to attract foreign investment, which fell sharply after the uprising in 2011, in a key reform demanded by international lenders.
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Revitalize the national economy to save Tunisia
In addition to national security, the economy will be a top priority of the new Tunisian government of national unity headed by 40-year-old Prime Minister Youssef Chahed who took office on August 29, 2016 and belongs to the social-liberal party Nidaa Tounes. Click here for more information