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Tunisia embassy celebrates national day of diplomacy

ISLAMABAD, MAY 08 (DNA) – The embassy of Tunisia in Islamabad commemorated the 62nd anniversary of the establishment of the Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the celebration of the National Day of Diplomacy. The event is celebrated on May 03.

ISLAMABAD, MAY 08: Ambassador of Tunisia Adel Elarbi along with embassy staff cutting cake to celebrate Diplomacy National Day. DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, MAY 08: Ambassador of Tunisia Adel Elarbi along with embassy staff cutting
cake to celebrate Diplomacy National Day. DNA PHOTO

This event aims at paying tribute to the achievements accomplished by the Tunisian diplomacy for more than six decades and its effective contribution to maintaining international peace and security, resolving conflicts with peaceful means, and reinforcing the values of tolerance and solidarity.

An official communiqué issued by the embassy of Tunisia on Tuesday said, the leader and father of the Nation Habib Bourguiba, was appointed at that time as the first Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs after the independence of the country.

ISLAMABAD, MAY 08: Ambassador of Tunisia Adel Elarbi along with embassy staff cutting cake to celebrate Diplomacy National Day. DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, MAY 08: Ambassador of Tunisia Adel Elarbi along with embassy staff cutting
cake to celebrate Diplomacy National Day. DNA PHOTO

He created the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the 3rd of May 1956 which means some weeks after the Independence, set the principles and the fundamentals of the modern Tunisian diplomacy which aiming to serving Tunisia’s high interests at bilateral and multilateral levels and consolidating of its relations with brotherly and friendly countries.

The main principles of the Tunisian Diplomacy are, Clinging to international legality as well as to respect of its requirements and decisions, Clinging to peace by favoring the logic of dialogue, negotiation and peaceful ways for the settlement of disputes and conflicts, Developing international relations within the context of mutual respect and commitment in favor of non-interference in internal affairs of other States, Supporting just causes and contributing to all efforts and actions in favor of peace, security and stability, human Rights promotion and fulfillment of well-being and progress for the benefit of humanity in its entirety.

The Tunisia diplomatic corps is always committed to follow these supreme principles and to work on defending on their country’s interests and its presence among nations.

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In addition, the Tunisian diplomacy is still playing its remarkable role in highlighting the Tunisian revolution of freedom and dignity at the international scene and the process of the democratic transition.

This effort made by the Tunisian diplomacy enabled the country to be highly respected by its partners and various components of the international community.

The Tunisian President Beji Gaid Essebsi has declared the 3rd of May of each Year as “Diplomacy National Day” in Tunisia.=DNA

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