Visit of Foreign Minister of Tunisia for the 12th Session of India Tunisia Joint Commission Meeting (October 28-31, 2017)

The Foreign Minister of Tunisia Mr. Khemaies Jhinaoui is visiting India from 28th to 31st October, 2017 for co-chairing the 12th India-Tunisia Joint Commission Meeting along with Smt. Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister of India. He will be accompanied by a high-level business delegation representing diverse areas of business, trade and investments.

India has traditionally close and friendly bilateral relations with Tunisia. The economic cooperation between the two countries is deepening with Indian investments in various sectors, including Fertilizers, automobile, pharma, textiles etc. During this visit, EAM will be holding discussions with FM Khemaies Jhinaoui on a wide-range of issues of shared common interest. The JCM will enable both countries a comprehensive review of bilateral cooperation in political, economic and cultural areas and people-to-people exchanges. Both countries will also be signing agreements and MoUs.

The Foreign Minister will be calling on Hon’ble Prime Minister. Besides official meetings, the Foreign Minister of Tunisia will address the business sessions to be organized by apex chambers of commerce and industry and deliver a keynote address on "New Tunisia and emerging democracy in an age of challenges and global threats” to be organized by the Indian Council for World Affairs.

New Delhi
October 28, 2017