12 February 2017

During her visit Saturday to Siliana, Minister of women, family and children Naziha Labidi issued for women who are interested in settling on their own account , 24 individual projects notices in agriculture, trade, handcrafts, small jobs and services, .

With an overall value of 130 million dinars, the funding which will help create 22 jobs, represents the second amount allocated to the Siliana governorate as part of the women economic empowerment.

Launched by the Ministry of Women, Family and Children, this programme provides for the creation of 62 projects meant for women from the region by means of investments estimated at about 290 thousand dinars.

On this occasion, the minister underlined the importance to launch innovative projects which serve the needs of regional development, emphasising the need to ensure their sustainability.

In this connection, she pointed out that cultural, tourist, agricultural and environmental potentialities available in the region of Siliana may contribute to the creation of value-added projects.

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