UK-Tunisia Trade & Investment Forum 2019

22nd October, Central London
Bab Saadoun City, Tunisia

On 22nd October, a delegation of senior Ministers from the Government of Tunisia will visit London for a half-day investment forum followed by an afternoon of sector-specific roundtables.




08.00-09.00: Registration


09.00-09.30: Opening Session

Welcome Note: Atam Sandhu, CEO, DMA

Opening Address: HE Nabil Ben Khedher, Tunisian Ambassador to the UK

Opening Address: Representative of FCO/British Embassy in Tunisia


09.30-10.00: Keynote Address

Mr Marouane Al Abassi, Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia



UK Senior Government Official (TBC)


10.30-11.30: Coffee/Tea Break


11.30-12.00: Tunisia’s Economic Outlook

Mehdi Ben Abdallah, President, Tunisian British Chamber of Commerce 

12.00-12.30: Investing in Tunisia

Representative of the Tunisian Foreign Investment Promotion Agency

Representative of UK Export Finance


12.30-13.30: Networking Lunch


13.30-15.00: Session 1: Opportunities in Energy and Renewables

Representative of the Tunisian Ministry of Industry and SMEs


13.30-15.00: Session 2: The competitiveness of Automotive and Aeronautic

Representative of the Tunisian Union of Industry, Commerce and Crafts (UTICA)


13.30-15.00: Session 3: Spotlight on ICT

Representative of Smart Tunisia

Representative of El Ghazala Technopark