A new agreement signed was signed Thursday in Tunis to renew the public-private partnership that links “HP Inc” to the Ministry of Communication Technologies and the Digital Economy.
Managing Director of HP Inc. Tunisia Jihed Jahdour and Minister of Communication Technologies and the Digital Economy Anouar Maarouf signed the agreement.
The new headquarters of the company at “Elgazala Technopark” was also inaugurated on the occasion.
Based in Tunisia since October 2015, HP Inc. Tunisia has a total workforce of 230 people, with a prospect of up to 380 or more employees in the next 3 years.
Under this agreement, the Ministry will provide a grant of 700 dinars per person employed by the company, take over the training of this person and certification (up to 70%), Ilyes Jribi, Executive Director of the “Smart Tunisia” program told TAP.
He stressed that the “the presence of such a multinational in Tunisia, helps to promote the image of the country abroad.”
From its offices in Tunisia, HP Inc. provides advanced technical support to customers in more than 40 countries in 4 continents and in 5 languages across HP products. Its annual investment in Tunisia is $ 4 million.
“The inauguration of the new offices with international standards at Elgazela Technopark reflects Tunisia’s ability to allow multinationals to find skills at the international level, ultra-qualified human resources working in offices identical to those that can be found in any city of the world, “said Anouar Maarouf, Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy.
“Our goal is to boost investment in the sector by building loyalty to those who are already there and helping them to grow.
Today, 60% of the sector’s growth comes from the expansion of existing companies. In doing so, we will attract new brands and other prestigious firms. In the near future, we will announce the installation of a new American operator in Tunisia “.