The recruitment for the Kebili Environment and Planting Company will start in February 2016, announced on Saturday, Prime Minister Habib Essid at an inner cabinet meeting held in the Kebili governorate premises.
He emphasised the need to mobilise as soon as possible, the remaining amount in favour of the Regional Development Fund of Kebili and refit some residential neighbourhoods in the region in addition to the materialisation of the decisions taken at a cabinet meeting held in June 2015, devoted to the governorate of Kebili.
On this occasion, the Prime Minister decided rescheduling the debts of the owners of the refrigeration deposits to the Tunisian Solidarity Bank (BTS) and the development of a clear regional study on debts of water groups contracted to the National Electricity and Gas Company (STEG).
In this connection, he evoked the possibility to deduct half of these debts and schedule the rest over 5 years. Besides, Essid announced the organisation of a National Day of Dates and renewing the activities of the professional group of dates.
Concerning the tourist activity in the region, the inner cabinet meeting decided to allow 663 camel drivers and craftsmen benefit from allowances equivalent to those granted to poor families over a 6-month period.
Essid underlined that the government strives to develop the sector of alternative energies and salt extraction while respecting the laws which authorise competition. Besides, he added “that the government sees no inconvenience to create a border crossing in Matrouha to strengthen trade exchanges with Algeria, if the Algerian authorities agree.”
The Prime Minister enquired about the furtherance of a number of projects (infrastructure, agriculture, industry and tourism) in the region of Kebili. Some jobless people organised, during the visit of the Prime Minister, a sit-in outside the premises of the Kebili governorate, to claim employment and development of the region.