Tunisia

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INFORMATION

Capital: Tunis

Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic

Current President: Beji Caid Essebsi

Economy:

  • Diverse, market-oriented economy, with important agricultural, mining, tourism and manufacturing sectors.
  • Key exports include textiles and apparel, food products, petroleum products, chemicals, and phosphates, with about 80% going to the European Union.

Population: 11,000,000 (2014)

Land Size: 164,150 sq km (63,378 sq miles)

Major Ethnic Groups:

  • Arab: 98%
  • European: 1%
  • Jewish and other: 1%
Religions:

  • Muslim: 98%
  • Christian: 1%
  • Jewish and other: 1%

Language(s):

  • Arabic (official, one of the languages of commerce)
  • French (commerce)

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RECENT NEWS

  • Fri - Mar 24, 2017: Sudan Ambassador to Tunisia - Agreements Between Two Countries Pave Way for Real Integration - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [SNA] Khartoum -Sudan Ambassador to Tunisia, Al-Obeid Ahmed Muraweh, pointed out that the signing of 22 documents for cooperation by the end of the meetings of the joint Sudanese - Tunisian higher committee pave the way for establishing firm relations and would be conducive to initiating a real economic integration between the two countries.
  • Fri - Mar 24, 2017: Bakri and Tunisian Prime Minister Affirm Ability of Sudan and Tunisia to Build Promising Future - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, and the visiting Tunisian Prime Minister affirmed by the end of the meetings of the joint Sudanese - Tunisian ministerial committee that the two countries are able to build a promising future for the two peoples and to reap the fruits of the serious partnership between them.
  • Fri - Mar 24, 2017: Tunisian Premier Concludes Visit to Sudan - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [SNA] Khartoum -The Tunisian Prime Minister, Yousef Al-Shahid has concluded a two day-visit to Sudan during which he had bilateral talks with the First Vice-President and National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh on sphere of cooperation between the two countries.
  • Fri - Mar 24, 2017: A Number of Cooperation Agreements On Sideline of Sudanese-Tunisian Economic Forum Signed - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [SNA] Khartoum -A number of Cooperation Agreements were signed, Thursday, on the sideline of the sessions of the Sudanese-Tunisian Economic Forum in presence of the First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Tunisian Premier, Dr Yousif Al-Shahid and a number of Sudanese and Tunisian businessmen.
  • Fri - Mar 24, 2017: Ambassador Murawah - Sudan Tunisia Agreements Set Foundation for Bilateral Integration - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
    [SNA] Khartoum -The Sudan ambassador to Tunisia, Obaid Murawah, stated that the signing of 22 agreements, protocols and MOUs between Sudan and Tunisia as well as the meetings of the businessmen, would set the foundation for a real economic integration between the two sides.