AfDB Lends €60 Million to Tunisia for Economic Recovery Programme

The African Development Bank, AfDB, Wednesday said it has lent Tunisia €60 million to back Tunisia’s economic recovery plan and social inclusion, AfDB reports The credit line, according to the bank, will support the dynamics of economic recovery by improving the investment climate, preserving employment and promoting social inclusion through new mechanisms to respond to social challenges, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. It also supports the improvement of the efficiency of social spending by streamlining social assistance programs and adopting a more targeted approach to beneficiary populations. Tunisia is facing…

Medical supplies heading to Tunisia to counter COVID-19 spread

Medical supplies and equipment donated by the State of Kuwait were flown to Tunisia to help the fellow Arab country counter the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced on Thursday. Head of medical services at KRCS Manhal Al-Enezi told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that the medical cargo included ventilators and other necessary equipment. A Saudi plane loaded with more medical equipment and supplies landed Thursday at Tunis-Carthage International Airport in a bid to underpin Tunisia’s anti-COVID-19 efforts. An Egyptian military plane arrived at Tunis-Carthage International…