Tunisian President meets with China’s FM

CARTHAGE, 13th May, 2016 (WAM) – “Tunisia could become partner to and gateway for Chinese companies in the region “President Beji Caid Essebsi said as he met, Friday at Carthage Palace, China’s Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi.

While commending the good relations of friendship and co-operation between Tunisia and China, Essebsi emphasised Tunisia’s concern to hoist its co-operation with China to higher levels.

According to a statement from the Presidency of the Republic, Wang Yi emphasised the great opportunities offered to boost the Tunisian-Chinese co-operation particularly in trade and investment.

He also commended the key role Tunisia plays in deepening co-operation as part of the China-Arab Co-operation Forum and the Africa-China Co-operation Forum, given the prominent position it occupies in its Arab and African Environment.

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