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Tunisia Foreign Minister meets PM Modi

ANI | Updated: Oct 28, 2017 14:56 IST

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Foreign Minister of Tunisia Khemaies Jhinaoui, who is on a four-day visit to India, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday afternoon.

The minister is here to co-chair the 12th India-Tunisia Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) along with Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister of India.

The JCM will enable both the countries with a comprehensive review of bilateral cooperation in political, economic and cultural areas and people-to-people exchanges, a press release by Ministry of External Affairs said.

Both the countries will also be signing agreements and Memorandum of understanding (MoU)s.

Besides official meetings, Jhinaoui, will address the business sessions to be organised by apex chambers of commerce and industry and will deliver a keynote address on "New Tunisia and emerging democracy in an age of challenges and global threats" to be organised by the Indian Council for World Affairs, the statement added.

Economic cooperation between the two countries is deepening with Indian investments in various sectors, it said.

India has traditionally had close and friendly bilateral relations with Tunisia. (ANI)