Lord Mayor of City of London: ” I fully support ambition to convert Tunis into regional centre for excellence in financial services”

On the eve of a two-day visit to Tunisia (April 10-11),  Lord Mayor of the City of London Andrew Parmley Sunday underlined the “importance we attach to strengthening the already-solid ties between the two countries” in a context of transition for Tunisia and   post-Brexit for the UK. “Tunisia is perhaps the smallest country in North Africa, but I think it has a leading role to play in the economic development of the region. It is a key partner for the UK in North Africa and I will be there to…

Bardo Museum in Tunis to host Uffizi pre-Roman antiquities

 The Bardo museum in Tunis will host an exhibit on pre-Roman antiquities that are part of the Uffizi’s collection – a way to boost the cultural ties between Tuscany and Tunisia and most of all relaunch the museum after the March 18, 2015 terror attack. The announcement was made by the deputy president of the Tuscany region, Monica Barni, who visited Tunisia at the beginning of April. The date has not been set yet but it will be by the end of the year. Tuscany, explained Barni, is among few…

NHRC holds calligraphy exhibition in Tunisia

Chairman of National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Sumaikh al-Marri said yesterday that the Arabic calligraphy exhibition on human rights in Islamic culture included a wide range of art work that showed the link between Islam and the universal declaration of human rights as well as other international accords on the issue. The exhibition was organised by the NHRC on the sidelines of the 34th meeting of the of Arab Interior Ministers Council in Tunisia. The goal of the exhibition was to emphasise the commitment to advance human…