Efforts are being stepped up in the Governorate of Kairouan for the construction of several industrial projects that generate employment.
The first project provides for the building, soon, of a large steel mill, on 2 hectares in the industrial area of Metbassta, to generate 300 jobs for total investments estimated at 28 million dinars.
Besides, the Poulina Group specializing, in particular, in the manufacture of ice, recently began works to establish a unit in Kairouan with investments of around 8 million dinars. This industrial unit will generate 120 jobs.
For its part, a German shoe manufacturing company based in the region for three years and employing 800 people recently initiated major extension works with a budget of 34 million dinars. Once completed, these works will generate one thousand additional jobs.
In addition, three new industrial zones will be built by the Industrial Land Agency on 50 hectares near the Tunis-Kairouan road with investments estimated at 1.2 million dinars.