COVID-19: donation fund in support of vulnerable groups to be put in place (PM)
10/04/2021 17:25, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP)- Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi announced Saturday the creation of a fund to collect donations for vulnerable groups affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The PM was speaking to reporters on the fringes of a regular governors' conference at El Aouina barracks.

He said it is imperative to put in place necessary mechanisms to ensure the transparency of collection and distribution and urged citizens to join this surge of solidarity, especially those with fixed income.

For his part, Minister of Economy, Finance and Investment Ali Kooli said this fund will be created shortly and managed in a transparent way.

All government members will donate half their salaries for April, he added.

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