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Mazarine Energy’s CEO visits Head of Government of Tunisia

The Hague • 20-04-2021

Mazarine Energy’s CEO visits Head of Government of Tunisia & Minister of Industry, Energy & Mines, highlighting potential for further investments in Tunisia, in particular into renewables.

During meetings with the Prime Minister of Tunisia, Hichem Mechichi, and the Minister of Industry, Energy & Mines, Mohamed Bousaid, on Friday morning 25 March 2021, Mazarine Energy’s CEO, Edward van Kersbergen, underlined his company’s willingness to develop its investments in Tunisia encompassing solar energy and green hydrogen.

According to a press release published by the Prime Ministry, Van Kersbergen indicated that “the company intends to further increase its oil production from the second half of 2021”.

The CEO of Mazarine Energy confirmed that his company, “in addition to its investment role, participates in social development efforts in the region of Kebili”. He also expressed “his confidence in the Tunisian workforce and executives”.

For his part, the Prime Minister stressed his support for foreign investments in Tunisia, mentioning the efforts made to establish an efficient and attractive investment climate.

Prime Minister Mechichi insisted on the need to support these investments and to overcome the difficulties faced by investors.

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