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Tunisia: 50 million dinars to modernize border crossings

Works to modernize road infrastructure at the level of Tunisia’s borders with Libya and Algeria will be conducted by the Ministry of Public Works and Environment with a budget of 50 million dinars.

These works are intended, according to a statement from the Ministry of Public Works and Environment, to develop trade and promote tourism.

They involve the modernization of 140 km of roads in the governorates of Jendouba, Kasserine, Kef, Tozeur and Tataouine.

Among the roads affected by upgrades, the National Road 7 connecting Melloula to the Algerian border on 16.6 kilometers and National Roads 11 and 6, over 4km and 8km, respectively.

In Kef, there will be the modernization of Regional Road No. 80 connecting it to Siliana and National Road 12 and the development of local transit point number 747 to the Algerian border (Kalaat Senene crossing point), in addition to strengthening the Kalaa Khasba Road (Hidra crossing point) over 26 km.

In the South, the project involves the development of the Remada / Dhiba border crossing over 51 km and the development of the Regional Road 201 at the border crossing Fej / Bouzayane over 25 km.


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