On Wednesday 20 July 2016, H.E. Wacef Chiha, the Tunisian Ambassador in Madrid, received members of the Executive Secretariat of the International Olive Council on their return from the 27th extraordinary session of the Council of Members of the Organisation. The Executive Director of the IOC, Mr Abdellatif Guedira, himself a Tunisian national, took the opportunity to present to the Ambassador the conclusions of the session that had been organised by the Tunisian authorities with the collaboration of the Tunisian National Office for Olive Oil (ONH) in the city of Hammamet from 11 to 16 July. He also thanked the Government of Tunisia, on behalf of the Executive Secretariat staff and the Council of Members, for the warm welcome given to the Council and for the excellent organisation of the meetings and side-events put on for the Member delegates. He also used the visit to introduce to the Ambassador the two new IOC Deputy Directors, who entered into office on 1 July, Jaime Lillo from Spain and Mustapha Sepetçi from Turkey, each responsible in their respective capacities for technical, economic and promotional matters and administrative and financial matters. The four Heads of Unit and the Head of the Legal Department, who accompanied the IOC Directors, presented the results of the Committees and working groups that had met during the session.