Tunisian Wassim Dhaouadi solves 100-year-old physics mystery

Tunisian Wassim Dhaouadi, a student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne ( EPFL) has solved a 100-year-old physics mystery. Wassim Dhaouadi is a student at the Laboratory of Mechanics of Flexible Interfaces. He solved a physical puzzle that baffled scientists for 100 years. As a result, solving a 100-year-old physics problem is a challenge that a young Tunisian genius, Wassim Dhaouadi, successfully met. This shows that Tunisian expertise is constantly spreading throughout the world. His research reveals the mechanisms at work when a gas bubble remains stuck…

AAAID President meets with Tunisian Ambassador in Khartoum

President of the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID) Mohamed bin Obaid Al Mazrouei met recently with Tunisian ambassador Hashemi Ajili, accompanied by Maher Zaghouan,  Consular Affairs Officer of the Tunisian embassy in Khartoum. During the meeting, the ambassador praised the potential and prestige of the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development and its projects that contribute to bridging the food gap. For his part, the AAAID President briefed the Ambassador with the programmes, activities, vision, mission, objectives and investments of the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment…

Tunisia signs multilateral country-by-country reporting agreement

Tunisia on November 27 signed the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement for Country-by-Country Reporting, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD announced. The multilateral agreement provides a standardized mechanism for exchanging country tax administrations annual information about large multinational groups. The information details the multinational group activities and income for each tax jurisdiction in which they do business. The reports should make it easier for tax authorities to detect MNE tax avoidance through transfer pricing and other means. The plan to exchange country-by-country reports was agreed to by nations in 2015 as a…

Sustainable tourism charter created for Tunisia

The charter should lead to more sustainable and environmentally-friendly tourism industry in Tunisia, responding to the increasing priority that British and other foreign tourists are placing on the environment when making their holiday choices. The charter’s aims include: The discontinuation of disposable plastic cups and cutlery in hotels by March 2020 and the ending of plastic drinking straws by next month; More responsible disposal and recycling of waste with tour operators encouraging hotels to attain a global sustainable tourism certificate by December 2020 and the production of a work plan for the…

Elife initiative against brain drain is converting unemployed graduates into potential employees

The Tunisian-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CTFCI) and the Tunis Foundation for Development (FTD) organized on Wednesday in Tunis a panel discussion on the theme: “Elife: A solution against the Tunisian brain drain.” President of the Tunis Foundation for Development (FTD) Badreddine Ouali said “converting 5,000 unemployed graduates into potential employees each year, by increasing their chance of professional integration and closing the gap between their academic training and the companies’ needs, is the solution proposed by the Elife initiative against the brain drain. He indicated Elife, by “targeting…

HPR 2nd legislative term kicks off

The inaugural session of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) second legislative term kicked off on Wednesday, under the chairmanship of Interim HPR Speaker Abdelfattah Mourou in the presence of the 217 new MPs elected in the legislative election of October 6, 2019. Then, the session resumed under the chairmanship of Ghannouchi for the oath-taking ceremony of the new MPs and the election of the new HPR Speaker and his two deputy-speakers. MP of Ennahdha movement Rached Ghannouchi was elected on Wednesday evening during the inaugural session of the second…

Italy and Tunisia are enhancing cooperation on migration together

Credit goes toItalian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Negotiations were held on Sunday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation between Italy and Tunisia to finalise a framework agreement on migration and development, The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation reported in its website. The meeting, chaired by the Director-General for Italian Citizens Abroad and Migration Policies, Luigi Maria Vignali, was attended by delegations of high-level representatives from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, the Interior and Labour of both countries, the same source said. The negotiations were aimed at devising a concerted response to…

German Health Alliance and Tunisian Health Alliance ink Letter of Intent for strategic partnership

Credit goes to Facebook Page GIZ As part of the project “Promotion of Job-Creating Export Activities to New African Markets” (PEMA), a project funded by the GIZ in collaboration with CEPEX, a letter of intent for the establishment of a strategic partnership was signed between the Tunisia Health Alliance (THA) and the German Health Alliance (GHA). This partnership was materialized on the occasion of THA’s participation in the 6th’German-African Healthcare’ forum held on October 30, 2019, in Berlin in the presence of Ahmed Chafra, Tunisia’s ambassador to Germany. This partnership,…

Chairmanship of La Francophonie Summit transferred to Tunisia

Armenia, which hosted the 2018 La Francophonie Summit, transferred the chairmanship of the Summit to Tunisia at the end of the meeting of member states and ministers of governments of the International Organization of La Francophonie held in Monaco on October 30-31 on the sidelines of the 36th ministerial conference of La Francophonie. The meeting was chaired by Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and OIF Secretary-General Louise Mushikiwabo. In addition to the reforms program proposed by the Secretary-General, the 36th ministerial conference also approved the OIF 2020 budget’s revised draft, 2019-2020…