(Ecofin Agency) - Senegal and Tunisia signed a memorandum of understanding in the posts, telecommunications and digital economy sector. The agreement was signed by the respective ministers of foreign affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui, for Tunisia, and Sidiki Kaba for Senegal, on December 18, 2018, the first day of the official 48-hour visit of Senegal’s president in Tunisia, following the invitation of Tunisian president Béji Caïd Essebsi.
During the visit, Senegal’s president who was accompanied by many ministers and high officials had discussions with his presidential host Béji Caïd Essebsi, the head of Tunisia’s government Youssef Chahed, and Mohamed Ennaceur, president of the assembly.
Another work session was planned at the headquarters of the Tunisian trade, industry and handicraft union (UTICA).
All these meetings are aimed at boosting cooperation between the two countries in high potential sectors like the ICT as well as in many others like trade.
A cooperation agreement has, by the way, been signed by Tunisian exports promotion centre (CEPEX) and its peer in Senegal (ASEPEX).