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Tunisia, France sign cooperation agreements

As French Prime Minister Jean Castex wrapped up his visit to Tunisia, the two countries signed several cooperation agreements covering the fields of maritime transport, prevention of natural disasters, seawater desalination, agriculture, commerce and digital technology.

Tunisia, France sign cooperation agreements

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Jun 2021 6:17 AM GMT

As French Prime Minister Jean Castex wrapped up his visit to , the two countries signed several cooperation agreements covering the fields of maritime transport, prevention of natural disasters, seawater desalination, agriculture, commerce and digital technology. Leading a high-level delegation, the French Prime Minister on Wednesday arrived here on a two-day official visit to attend the third joint High Council of Cooperation, Xinhua news agency reported. Besides the cooperation agreements, a credit deal of 41 million euros ($49 million) was also inked on Thursday for the acquisition of six new tugs and for the benefit of the Tunisian Office of the Merchant Marine and Ports. It will replace the six old ones acquired in 1980 and 1990. (IANS)

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