Tunisia: Hahn, 250 mln euros in aid from EU in 2016

Two healthcare centers inaugurated in Beja governorate

08 April, 20:00

    (ANSAmed) - TUNIS, APRIL 8 - The European Union will support Tunisia in 2016 with aid worth approximately 250 million euros, the EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn said Friday, during a visit to the North African country to discuss with its leaders EU-Tunisia relations also ahead of the EU Association Council on April 18.

    European Union aid for Tunisia will concern, among other things, professional training and means to boost employment, a key factor for Tunisia's development, marked by high unemployment rates.

    During the visit, the European commissioner and the Tunisian Health Minister Said Aid inaugurated two new structures of the governorate of Beja, part of a wider program of EU funding for the creation of 13 new healthcare centers and the renovation of another 60 centers in 13 different governorates of Tunisia.

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