Saudi Embassy in Tunisia Hands Over 87 Housing Units Financed by Saudi Fund for Development

Today, the Ambassador of the Guardian of the Two Sacred Mosques in Tunisia, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Saqr, and the Tunisian Minister of Equipment and Housing, Sarah Al-Zaafrani, supervised the handover of 87 housing units financed by the Saudi Fund for Development, in the city of Ghar Al-Dama in Jendouba governorate, northwest of Tunisia.

The first phase of the project involves the supply of 4,715 social housing units, with subsidized financing from the Saudi Fund for Development, amounting to 150 million dollars.

Equipment and Housing Minister Sarah Al-Zafarani expressed her great happiness at this achievement, which will enable a number of low-income families to live a life of dignity, noting in a statement to the Saudi news agency that this project will be followed by similar projects nearby that will improve the lives of a number of low-income families.

The Minister expressed his sincere thanks to the Kingdom’s leadership for the interest it has in Tunisia and its willingness to strengthen friendly relations and fruitful collaboration.

For his part, Ambassador Al-Saqer said in a similar statement that the embassy of the Kingdom in Tunisia, while following these projects that serve the relations of the two brother countries, looks forward to more joint cooperation to achieve the desired goal, indicating that there are a number of health, heritage and cultural projects in stage of studio and start up Construction work.

Al-Saqr said there are currently 1,939 houses ready in awaiting the availability of the list of beneficiaries, noting that 331 houses have been delivered in the city of Kairouan and 18 in the city of Oued Meliz.