On March 29, a solemn event dedicated to the 61st anniversary of Tunisia's independence was held in Odessa
On March 20, in the most northern African country, Tunisia, officially called the Tunisian Republic, there is a big state holiday - Independence Day in Tunisia.
Tunisia's historical path to independence is very interesting. It originates in the Carthaginian Empire and ends with the signing in 1956 of the leader of the Tunisian Independence Movement, Habib Bourguiba, of a protocol with the French government that repealed the 1881 and 1883 agreements on France's protectorate.
For many decades citizens of Tunisia have obtained higher education in the Odessa National Polytechnic University. For the last twenty years the university has been actively cooperating with the Tunisian company SISES, which oversees international educational projects. Over the years hundreds of future doctors and engineers, teachers and builders, chemists and pharmacists have received language training within the walls of ONPU. Many of them then received here also a higher technical education. That is why the Polytechnic University always takes an interest in the celebrations dedicated to the Independence Day of Tunisia.
This year, the solemn event was held on March 29 in the building of the Regional State Administration on the street. Kanatna 83. It was attended by representatives of various diasporas and minorities, public and political figures, representatives of the media and many others. On behalf of the Odessa National University, the director of the Institute for the Training of Foreign Citizens Savelyev Andrey Alexandrovich congratulated the representatives of Tunisia on the 61st anniversary of independence, wished successes and new achievements.