Meeting with General Moez Masmoudi – Tunisian Customs (Douane Tunisienne)

Meeting with General Moez Masmoudi – Tunisian Customs (Douane Tunisienne)

On the 11th of April 2019, the TBC Dubai & Northern Emirates, represented by its President Mr. Fathi Ben Grira, received in Dubai, General Moez Masmoudi for a working session to discuss the role of the Tunisian Customs in facilitating potential investments in Tunisia by the Tunisian business community based in the UAE, and more specifically for members of TBC Abu Dhabi and TBC Dubai & Northern Emirates.

Various issues where discussed during this meeting with a strong emphasis on how to reduce excessive red-tape, ease the overall process and how can the relationship between the Tunisian Customs and investors be improved.

Being directly in charge of the Non Resident Tunisians Office (“Bureau des Tunisiens Residents à l’Etranger”), General Masmoudi has agreed to personally review requests of of TBC Abu Dhabi and TBC Dubai members and assist them with respect to their investments under the favorable tax regime reserved for Non Resident Tunisians investors.

Mr. Raouf El May (former President of TBC Dubai & Northern Emirates) also attended this meeting in his capacity of Member of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People.

Follow-up meetings are scheduled during the next visits in Tunisia of TBC Dubai & Northern Emirates representatives.