On Wednesday, 24 April 2019, the Secretary General of the Austro-Arab Chamber of Commerce (AACC) Eng. Mouddar Khouja was invited as both, chair and speaker in a Round Table on Renewable Energy Opportunities in Tunisia, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia in Austria together with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber’s Regional Office for Africa & Middle East.
The Round Table gathered around 25 representatives from Austrian companies specialized and interested in the renewable energy sector, to discuss business opportunities and projects in the field of renewable energy in Tunisia. Among the participants were representatives from different business areas, such as health care, legal consultancy, architecture, marketing, IT consultancy, tourism, and many others.
His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Mezghani, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia in Austria, opened the Round Table session with his words of welcome and a presentation of Tunisia’s economy, trade, and business opportunities.
As the chair of the Round Table, the Secretary General of the AACC Eng. Khouja coordinated the speakers’ inputs and the discussion. In his own presentation, he gave a concise overview on Austrian-Tunisian trade activities and delivered recent data on the bilateral trade volume.