Western countries rally round Tunisia as economy continues to struggle

Western countries rally round Tunisia as economy continues to struggle
 

Representatives from some 40 countries will be offered the chance to participate in some $30 billion worth of projects as Tunisia tries to reverse a decline in foreign investment since its 2011 uprising. 
France and Qatar are the main foreign backers, with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, due to address the opening session. 
Tunisia has been lauded as the sole political success story of the Arab Spring for its democratic transition, but the North African country has made slow progress on economic reform. 
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29 November 2016 in World News, Views: 33
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