April 18, 2011 - 12:00am

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived on Monday in Tunis for a three-day work visit, the official press agency TAP reported.

Abbas was met at the airport by senior Tunisian officials including Interim Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi and Foreign Minister Mouldi Kefi.

It is Abbas' first visit to Tunisia since former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled the country on January 14.


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