Tunisian private mobile phone operator “Tunisiana” and Qatari social enterprise «Silatech” signed, Tuesday in Tunis, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the creation of a platform allowing
Tunisian unemployed youth to receive job offers (in public and private sectors) via free short messaging (SMS).
The MoU was signed by Mr. Martial Caratti, Chief Financial Officer of Tunisiana and Mr. Tarik Youssef, Silatech’s Chief Executive.
The creation of this platform is part of a World Bank’s support programme targeting Tunisian young people from rural areas, a source from Tunisiana told TAP.
“The platform will help ensure guidance and better orientation of young job applicants or those who are still pursuing their studies,” he added.
The agreement was signed in the presence of Minister of Information and Communication Technology Mongi Marzouk and Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser Al-Missned (wife of the Emir
of Qatar), Silatech Board of Trustees’ Chairwoman and Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel (wife of Saudi Prince El Walid Bin Talel), Board member of this enterprise.
Silatech is an innovative social enterprise launched in 2008. It was established to address the critical and growing need to create jobs and economic opportunities for
The initiative promotes large-scale job creation, entrepreneurship and access to capital and markets for young people.