special correspondent Emir Ayadi) - Two funding conventions, worth a total of 37 million euros (about 74 million Tunisian dinars), were signed on Tuesday at the seat of the European Commission (EC), in Brussels, between Tunisia and the European Union (EU).
The conventions were signed by Investment and International Co-operation Minister Ridha Bettaieb and EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Fule.
The first convention provides for the financing of a support programme to the reform of justice, by means of 25 million euros. The second agreement is designed to assist health care services in the underprivileged regions of the country, by means of 12 million euros.
Signing of these two conventions followed the talk that Premier Hamadi Jebali had with EC President José Manuel Barroso.