Hamadi Jebali

Tunisia: Local, Qatari Co-Operation in Financial Sector

On Tuesday afternoon, Caretaker Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali, Sheikh Jassim Ben Hamad Al Thani and Board of Directors' President of the Qatar Investment Bank "Qinvest" and Qatar International Islamic Bank had a conference. The meeting enabled examination of the means likely to boost co-operation between the Tunisian government and the Qatari banks in terms of finance and infrastructures. The key role of dollar denominated sukuk issuance was pointed out.

Tunisia seeks to establish legal framework to regulate Islamic economy

Interim Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali noted that the Tunisian Government will try to establish a legal framework to manage the Islamic economy in Tunisia. He added that the country wants to become a regional centre of Islamic finance.
Moreover, he attested that Islamic banks can provide part of these funds.
IDB President Ahmed Mohamed Ali stated the Bank wishes to see the Tunisian private sector play a more significant role in implementation of the bank's projects in Tunisia and Africa.

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