Minister of State for External Affairs of India, Shri M. J. Akbar is paying an official bilateral visit to the Republic of Tunisia from 26-28 February 2017. During his visit, the Hon’ble Minister will be meeting with H.E. President of the Republic Mr. Beji Caid Essebsi, H.E. Foreign Minister Mr. Khemaies Jhinaoui, H.E. Minister of Energy, Mining and Renewable Energy, Mrs. Hela Cheikhrouhou and H.E. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Mr. Sabri Bachtobji.
He will also interact with the business community to be organised by the apex chamber of commerce and industry, UTICA to identify potential areas of trade and investment. He will also deliver a keynote address on India’s foreign policy to be organised by the Tunisian Institute of Strategic Studies.
During the visit, the MOS shall discuss a wide range of bilateral, regional and international issues of shared common interest including the strengthening cooperate in the fertilizer sector; India has very cordial bilateral relations with Tunisia. The economic cooperation between the two countries is deepening with Indian investments in the fertilizer sector. The visit takes place in the context of further strengthening the bilateral relationship between India and Tunisia.
February 23, 2017
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