UK and Tunisia share a strong relationship

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Minister Alistair Burt gave a statement on his visit to Tunisia on 29-30 November 2010

“I am delighted to visit Tunisia as Minister with responsibility for North Africa.

North Africa is a region of opportunity and I look forward to building on this potential during my visit. The UK and Tunisia share a strong and mutually beneficial relationship and there is much we can do together to strengthen these ties still further. We already have an unrivalled partnership in the energy sector and we hope to achieve even more. There are good opportunities in education and finance too.”

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