Tunisian-Italian Company Sergaz signed, on Wednesday in Tunis, a social responsibility agreement to support the governorate of Kasserine and the realization in 2017 of development projects in the region at a cost of 500 thousand dinars.
Director General of Sergaz (ENI Group) Mohamed Agrebi said the company will dedicate to this governorate an additional budget of 500 thousand dinars in 2018 if the deadlines for carrying out projects scheduled for this year are respected.
Sergaz is responsible for the maintenance of the gas pipeline linking Algeria to Italy through Tunisia over 370 km, particularly through the governorates of Kasserine, Kairouan and Nabeul.
Agrebi affirmed, in this respect, the company’s commitment to contribute to the regional development of these three governorates.
He affirmed that ENI dedicates more than one million dinars a year to the financing of social projects and regional development in Tunisia.
For her part, Minister of Energy, Mining and Renewable Energies, Hela Cheikhrouhou said Sergaz has invested 2.1 million dinars in social and economic projects between 2014 and 2016.
Kasserine Governor Hassan Khedimi said this funding will be invested in some education, health and drinking water projects in the region.