Tripoli, 20 April, 2021 (Lana) - A session of talks between Libya and Egypt began today at the headquarters of the Council of Ministers in Tripoli, headed by the Prime Minister of National Unity "Abdel-Hamid" Al-Dabaiba "and the Egyptian Prime Minister," Mustafa Madbouly ", in the presence of a number of ministers in both countries.
At the beginning of the session, Dabaiba expressed his appreciation for the role played by the Egyptian government in promoting political dialogue in Libya, which led to reaching a comprehensive solution to the Libyan crisis, stressing that Libya looks forward to Egypt playing an active role in achieving Libya's stability and security.
Dabaiba called for expanding areas of joint cooperation between Libya and Egypt and making use of the expertise available in both countries to achieve the mutual benefit of the two brotherly peoples.
Dabaiba revealed that this visit of a high-level Egyptian delegation will take place during which a number of agreements will be signed in the fields of communications, health, manpower, infrastructure and other areas within the framework of starting the partnership between the two countries. In his speech, Dabaiba called for working on the return of the Egyptian embassy in Libya, as well as direct flights for air transport, which would enable the citizens of the two countries to move, communicate and exchange benefits.
For his part, Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly expressed his happiness with this visit and conveyed the greetings of President El-Sisi to the Presidency Council and the Libyan people, and his wishes for the national unity government to succeed in this stage. Madbouly affirmed Egypt's complete keenness on the success of Libyan institutions and the achievement of national reconciliation, explaining that the presence of this large delegation of the Egyptian government embodies the support of the new government in Libya and to give a message of support to this government in its historic mission. Madbouly expressed Egypt's thanks to the Libyan government for its support in the water issue.
The Egyptian prime minister announced that during this visit, a number of memoranda of understanding will be signed and clear plans for cooperation between the two countries will be drawn up.
He invites the government of national unity to visit Egypt to draw up implementation plans for all that is signed. He concluded his speech by saying that we send you a message of support from the Egyptian state institutions, headed by the head of state, and we hope that the fields of communication between the Egyptian and Libyan ports, as well as air transport, will be opened quickly in a way that achieves the common interest of the two peoples in Egypt and Libya.