Tunisia, Britain Sign MoU for Renewable Energy Development
- The governments of Britain and Tunisia sign an MoU to develop renewable energy systems in Tunisia.
Tunisia and Britain have signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the development of renewable energy systems in Tunisia. This announcement was made by the Tunisian press agency on Tuesday.
According to the announcement, the MoU was signed in the Tunisian capital of Tunis between Tunisian Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy Neila Nouira Gonji and Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, minister of state for South and Central Asia, North Africa, United Nations and the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom.
In a statement by the Tunisian minister, “Tunisia aims to generate about 35 per cent of domestic needs from renewable energies from 2022 to 2025, and the MoU is an opportunity to take advantage of the British expertise in this field.”
The British official said that “the United Kingdom now wants to be the largest foreign investor in the energy sector in Tunisia.”