TUNIS (Reuters) - The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide Tunisia with a total of 2.5 billion euros ($2.65 billion) in loans by 2020, the bank's chief told an investment conference in Tunis on Tuesday.

The Tunisian government had announced on Monday that the EIB would provide 400 million euros of loans for youth and infrastructure projects in Tunisia.

(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by Louise Ireland)