An audience of business executives, fund managers, entrepreneurs and diplomats gathered at the Chamber’s premises to listen to a high-powered panel of speakers headed by HE Mohamed Fadhel Abdelkefi, Tunisia’s Minister of Development, Investment and International Cooperation. Opening the event, Mr Abdeslam El-Idrissi stressed that the ABCC was keen to see a strong British trade delegation to attend Tunisia 2020 – Road to Inclusion, Sustainability and Efficiency, due to meet in Tunis on 29th and 30th November 2016.
Baroness Symons said that Tunisia is seeking to re-establish close relationships with Britain, and that it is offering new opportunities for investors. HE Nabil Ammar, the Ambassador of Tunisia to the UK, encouraged investors to benefit from available opportunities within the Tunisian Market. HMA Hamish Cowell, the British Ambassador to Tunisia, said Britain could share its own experience of issues such as PPP with Tunisia. Mr Mehdi Ben Abdallah, President of the Tunisian-British Chamber of Commerce, hoped to see a rise in bilateral trade.