Tunisian President Kais Saied (TAP)
Tunis (UNA-OIC) – Tunisian President Kais Saied will visit Brussels on June 3-4 to attend the European Union-Tunisia Association Council meeting, the Presidency said in a statement on Wednesday.
“The visit aims to bolster the historic ties between Tunisia and the European Union, the country’s largest trade partner.”
It also aims to promote economic development through increased cooperation in various fields, including job creation, scientific and technological research, the green economy and renewable energy, according to the Presidency.
Kais Saied will have meetings with President of the European Council Charles Michel, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and President of the European Parliament David Maria Sassoli.
During this visit, the Tunisian president will also meet King Philippe of Belgium and President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Werner Hoyer to discuss the bank’s activities in Tunisia and financing vital projects such as infrastructure, education and health.
President Saied will also oversee the establishment of the group of Tunisia’s friends in the European Parliament, which includes MEPs representing various political blocs.