Security co-operation discussed as Saudi ambassador in Tunis meets with Interior Minister

Interior Minister Hicham Fourati met Thursday in Tunis with Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Tunisia Mohammed Bin Mahmoud Al-Ali. The meeting focused on security co-operation and ways to develop it, particularly in the field of continuing training and exchange of expertise, according to a statement from the Interior Ministry. A joint military exercise between the Air Forces of Tunisia and Saudi Arabia was launched on Monday at the Sidi Ahmed military base in Bizerte. It will continue until 12 October as part of strengthening the Tunisian-Saudi military cooperation. In this connection,…

Paymee, revolution in mobile and online payment for Tunisian economy founded by Tunisian ICT engineer Marwen Amamou

         “Dream big, work hard and stay humble”  Marwen Amamou The worldwide mobile payment revenue in 2015 was 450 billion U.S. dollars and is expected to surpass 1 trillion U.S. dollars in 2019. The spread of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets has led to the strong growth of mobile commerce. In the fourth quarter of 2016, mobile e-commerce spending in the United States amounted to 22.7 billion US dollars according to the statistics portal statista. Tunisia which is a country that fully adheres in the technological evolution is making its way…

Tunisia FM on Karabakh conflict: We are not going to take one side or another

Tunisia will not take one side or the other when it comes to the conflict between other countries, Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said during the PACE autumn session in his response to the Azerbaijani delegate. The Minister responded to Azerbaijani delegate Huseynov who seemed to ask a question with the sole goal to remind of “Armenian aggression”. “As we say at the United Nations, of course, Tunisia complies with its international obligations and resolutions. It does not want to interfere in the domestic matters of other countries and does not…

HPR of Tunisia passes anti-racism law

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has adopted a law criminalising racist speech, incitement to hatred and discrimination. It is a historic vote on the elimination of all the forms of racial discrimination, with 125 votes for, 1 against and 5 abstentions. The purpose of this Act is to eliminate all forms and manifestations of racial discrimination in order to protect the dignity of the human being and to establish equality between individuals with respect to the enjoyment of rights and the fulfillment of their duties, in accordance with the provisions…