The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Jiří Kozák stated on Wednesday that there are cooperation possibilities between Tunisian and Czech companies, emphasizing that his government encourages Czech economic operators to invest in Tunisia.
In a statement to the TAP agency, on the sidelines of the Economic Mission currently organized by the Confederation of Citizen Enterprises of Tunisia (CONECT) in the Czech Republic, Jiří Kozák said that his department facilitates the journey to Tunisia to permit Czech businessmen to explore business prospects in Tunisia, calling, in return, Tunisians to visit his country.
The Czech vice-minister, in this context, hailed the conect for having organized this economic mission, underlining that the two nations are economic partners in various sectors including the automotive industry, formulating the hope of seeing this partnership widen and reinforce.
He likewise emphasized the imperative to ensure certain political stability in Tunisia, a vital condition for economic operators so that they can invest.
The first step to strengthen economic cooperation with Tunisia is to prospect business chances and set priorities, he insisted, adding that there are different sectors including the aeronautical industry and agriculture in which It is possible to invest.
The Czech official has talked with members of the Tunisian delegation, including the President of the CONECT, Tarek Cherif, the Vice-President of the Confederation, Salma Eloumi, and representatives of the export promotion center as well as the agency Promotion of investment.
During this meeting, Kozák revealed that the European Union operates to export its technologies to the countries of West Africa, highlighting that Tunisia can very well serve as a bridge between Europe and its countries and therefore help The Czech Republic to reach these markets.
For its part, Tarek Cherif called on the Czech party which presides over the European Union to assist Tunisia to complete the signing of the Open Sky agreement, specifying that this agreement will develop not only tourism but trade between trade the two countries.