The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Tunisia for strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Digital Economy.The agreement intends to foster active cooperation andexchange between private entities, governments, institutionsinvolved in enhancing capacity building and other public andprivate organisations of the two countries in the field of ICTand Digital Economy.
Reletions between India and Tunisia :India has traditionally maintained and friendly relationship with Tunisia since establishment of diplomatic relations in 1958 . The 1st residence Indian mission at the level of Cd’ A was establishment in Tunisia in 1963. The Tunisia Embassy in NEW DELHI was set in 1981.An India- Tunisia joint commission has been established under the co-chairmanship of the respective minister of state , its 11th session was held in New Delhi in 2012.Tunisia has been a reliable source of phosphate since 1950s. India accounts for over 50% of Tunisia’s global phospharic acid exporter .