Tunisian president says 'wrong economic choices' caused major financial pressure on country

Thu 29 Jul 2021 at 15:37 Regional

NNA - Tunisia’s President Kais Saied said hundreds of Tunisians had stolen 13.5 billion dinars ($4.8bln) of public money and offered them a “penal settlement” if they returned it in filmed comments on Wednesday.

Speaking in a meeting with the head of the UTICA business union shown in a video distributed by the presidency, Saied said “wrong economic choices” had caused major financial pressures for Tunisia and called on traders to cut prices of goods.--Reuters

 

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