Qatars Mejda Group announced yesterday that it wi

first_imgQatar’s Mejda Group announced yesterday that it will sign a deal to develop a $220m tourism complex near Tunis, just north of the Tunisian capital at Raoued, that will include a luxury hotel, 90 rental villas and a shopping centre. The Group says the project is expected to create 1,500 jobs, with work to start in December 2016. Mejda Group made the announcement on Wednesday at a two-day international investment conference in Tunis, at which regional partners, including Qatar, Kuwait sand Saudi Arabia, also pledged billions of dollars in financial assistance to help rebuild the Tunisian economy and tourism to the North African country.“Tunisia has been passing through a very particular phase and requires a level of support that it would not normally need,” Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi told the conference. Tunisialast_img read more