Kuwait to give Tunisia $500 million in loans over next five years: minister

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Posted: Nov 29, 2016 5:20 AM

TUNIS (Reuters) - Kuwait will provide Tunisia with $500 million in loans over the next five years, Kuwait's finance minister told delegates at a Tunis investment conference on Tuesday.

Western and regional partners have been offering Tunisia financial backing as the conference gets under way, including a pledge of $1.25 billion in aid from Qatar.

(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by Louise Ireland)