USAID Administrator Mark Green Visits Tunisia

USAID Administrator Mark Green Meets the President of the Republic, Kais Saaied

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the President of the Republic, Kais Saied, received the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Mark Green.  Mr. Green was on a working visit to Tunisia from February 16 to 18 as part of the follow-up to the Agency’s development projects throughout Tunisia.

Administrator Green praised the democratic experience in Tunisia and said that it had inspired the world.  He added that this was his second visit to Tunisia and seized the opportunity to reiterate the United States’ commitment to supporting Tunisia’s growing democracy and accompany Tunisia on its path to success.  Mr. Green also highlighted the determination of the U.S. Government to move forward in supporting all efforts aimed at restoring economic mobility in Tunisia and creating social and development conditions that support the democratic system to benefit all segments of society.

USAID Director Mark Green Visits Kairouan

February 17, 2020

USAID Director Mark Green accompanied the Ambassador of the United States of America to Tunisia, Donald Blome, on a trip to Kairouan. While there, the two met with the Governor of Kairouan, Mohamed Bourguiba, the Secretary of State for Youth, Mr. Abdel Qaddous El Saadawi, the Mayor of Kairouan, a number of representatives of the region, and the regional delegate for youth and sports affairs and civil society.

USAID Administrator Mark Green inaugurated the Youth Campus Stadium, north of Kairoun.  The stadium is one of the projects undertaken by “Ma3an”, a USAID project, supporting youth and community empowerment in the region.