On May 11, the President of the AIP Board of Directors, José Eduardo Carvalho, received his Tunisian counterparts from UTICA - Tunisian Union of Industry, Commerce and Crafts, President Samir Majoul and Vice President Hichem Elloumi, and the Mayor Tunisian-Portuguese Trade and Industry, Donia Ellouze. Hichem Elloumi is the owner of one of the largest Tunisian business groups, which owns a large company in COFICAB - Guarda. The meeting resulted in two working hypotheses: business mission to Tunisia and visit of Tunisian businessmen to Portugal. Both activities will be integrated into the PME Connect project.