A delegation of Italian journalists arrived in Tozeur on Wednesday for a tour of the mountain circuit in Tamaghza on the occasion of the start of the winter tourist season. The members of the delegation, composed of a television journalist, a radio journalist and seven from Italian written press, expressed to TAP their admiration for the beauty of the place, the security that prevails and the reception reserved for them. Another Portuguese television delegation was due to travel to the mountain oasis circuit on Wednesday, the regional tourism commissioner Anouar Chatoui told TAP. On Thursday, a music group from Hungary is expected, in Tozeur, to make clips in several sites. Besides, a promotional campaign on the Ong Jmal site will be conducted in December via Belgian television, the regional commissioner said.
Prime Minister Youssef Chahed met, on Wednesday in Paris, with French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. In a statement to TAP, the French FM said that during the meeting they discussed the ways to provide the conditions for success of the International Conference on Investment “Tunisia 2020” scheduled for November 29 and 30. Emphasis was also placed on security co-operation between the two countries and the means and mechanisms that should be put in place to encourage the rapid return of French tourists to Tunisia. “France is actively encouraging tourists to visit Tunisia,” he said, adding that whoever believes in the Tunisian democracy should not hesitate to visit this country. Jean-Marc Ayrault also stressed that France is already very committed to Tunisia through the mobilisation of a EUR 1 billion fund over five years and contributes significantly to the doubling of European financial support to Tunisia.