Partnership agreements were signed, Friday, in Tunis, between the Smart Tunisia programme and 8 companies operating in the sector of information technology and digital economy (ICT), for the creation of more than 800 job opportunities for young graduates over the next three years.
“These agreements will allow the development of investments in the digital sector and the growth of the hiring capacity of higher education graduates in this field,” said Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy Anouar Maarouf.
The “Smart Tunisia” programme has led to the creation of nearly 20,000 job opportunities since the launch of the project. It also stressed the importance of the dynamic created by the Startup Act, according to president of Smart Tunisia, Badreddine Ouali.
This is a Public-Private partnership in favor of investors in the field of ICT. Its objective is to make Tunisia a regional technological hub (for Europe and the Middle East zone).