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Tunisia seeks India's cooperation in mining, geological mapping space

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

North African nation has evinced interest to ink a pact with in the field of and geology as part of efforts to strengthen bilateral relations, the mines ministry said in a statement.

A meeting between Tunisian mines and and Indian mines was held today this afternoon in Delhi, the statement said.

also expressed its willingness to help in geological mapping and mineral exploration.

Tomar informed the Tunisian that the is a pioneer exploratory agency in exploration and is willing to assist in geological mapping and mineral exploration.

The Tunisian minister stated that his country wishes to enhance exports of phosphate and and petroleum to India.

Tunisia is a significant of phosphate rock and phosphate-based fertilizer, which are the country's main contributions to the worlds' mineral commodities.

Other mineral commodities produced in Tunisia include cement, common clays, crude oil, natural gas, refined petroleum products, and salt.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 22:25 IST