TUNIS, Oct 8 (KUNA) -- A senior Tunisian government official on Saturday
called for comprehensive partnership between his country and the neighboring
Arab North African nation, Libya.
"A specific plan for full partnership with Libya to achieve sustainable
development should be outlined soon" Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
Radhouan Nouicer said on the sideline of the media forum here.
Nouicer said the plan should include definite timetable and working
He added that bilateral cooperation agreements signed between the two
countries should be activated.
The Tunisian official revealed that the Central Bank of Tunisia has
"ambitious plans for giving impetus to the trade exchanges between the two
countries and to facilitate financial terms."
He noted that the Tunisian Embassy in Libya has resumed work two weeks ago
and the staff will be enhanced with representatives of the ministries of
trade, employment and development.
"Tunisia also intends to open a liaison office in the Libyan city of
Misurata," Nouicer said, adding that it will have a dual political and
"The government considers opening a permanent exhibition for Tunisian
products in the Libyan capital."
The official said the government will resume air route between Tunis and
Benghazi shortly. (end)
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