Tunisia secures US$335m financial aid from U.S to maintain its democratic transition.

Just barely a month after the death of Tunisia’s 92-year old President, Beji Caid Essebsi; who was also a major player in the country’s transition to democracy. The North African country, Tunisia have now reached an agreement to get a financial aid worth US$335 million over five years from the United States (U.S); so as to continue in supporting its democratic transition.

The Tunisian Development and International Cooperation‮ ‬Ministry revealed info about this agreement on Wednesday (28th August, 2019). US Agency for International Development (USAID) will finance the US$335m financial aid.

According to the Tunisian Development and International Cooperation‮ ‬Ministry; “the Aid will be for funding projects that encourage private initiative, create new employment opportunities for young people, and also improve governance towards supporting democratic transition”.

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