The India Tunisia Economic Forum held recently gave impetus to the growing possibilities between India and Tunisia.
Indian Economic Trade Organization organized this event which was attended by representation from the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, Ministry of Foreign Affairs based in Tunis, business owners, Academia, and industrialists.
The Forum raised major concern over expanding trade and tourism between India and Tunisia. A diverse set of panelists from around the world joined together and shared their views on building up many robust Indo-Tunisian ties.
An MOU was signed between Tunisia Africa Business Council and Indian Economic Trade Organization by Anis Jaziri, President, Tunisia Africa Business Council and Dr Asif Iqbal, President of the IETO. At the event, Dr Srikar Reddy IFS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India, spoke about the Tunisia India fertilizer joint venture.
With the main aim of the partnership to focus on development in both countries, Puneet Roy Kundal IFS, Indian Ambassador in Tunisia spoke on the importance of the Tunisia India Centre for Innovation in IT.
A steel plant will be established in Tunisia owing to the collaboration and Safouen Ben Brahim, Managing Director SBB Global Engineering shed light on the same.
The India Tunisia relations have strengthened in recent years to the exchanges at the highest level, vibrant trade and the people to people ties.
Bilateral trade between India and Tunisia USD 376 billion in the financial year 2019-20 and Indian Exports to Tunisia within this period was USD 245 million while Indian import from Tunisia was USD 231 million. India has also made a substantial investment in Tunisia.