Interim Prime Minister Ali Larayedh inaugurated, on Tuesday, the 47th Sfax International Fair.
The event, placed under the motto "Employment and Dignity," is held up to next July 2 with the participation of 250 exhibitors from Tunisia, Libya (1 firm) and Kuwait (20 industrial firms).
The Premier was accompanied, during his visit in Sfax, by several Government members, namely Minister in charge of Economic Files Ridha Saïdi, Trade and Handicrafts Minister Abdelwahab Mâatar, Equipment Minister Mohamed Salmène and Secretary of State for Energy and Mines Nidhal Ouerfelli.
President of the Tunisian Industry, Trade and Handicrafts Union (UTICA) Wided Bouchamaoui and several businessmen were also part of the delegation.
Larayedh announced the launch of several large-scale projects and green-lighted studies on the creation of a seawater desalination plant and a light metro network.
He also affirmed the Government's commitment to realise all the components of the Taparura project.