The draft State budget for 2015 has allocated 845 million Tunisian dinars (MTD) to the military and security institutions, announced Minister of Economy and Finance Hakim Ben Hammouda.

Speaking at press conference held on Friday in Kasbah to present the finance draft law for 2015, he added that the amount earmarked to the military institution has increased from 200 MTD to 500 MTD between 2014 and 2015 and the one allocated to the security institution grew from 200 MTD to 345 MTD in the same period.

Ben Hammouda also said recruitment planned in both institutions stands at 11 thousand (8 thousand for the Ministry of Defence and 3 thousand for the Ministry of the Interior) out of a total of 22,600 scheduled in the civil service in 2015. […]