Prime Minister Madbouly affirms Egypt’s strong support for Libya reconciliation efforts

Bassant Mohammed
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Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly affirmed, on Tuesday, Egypt’s strong support for Libyan reconciliation efforts.

During a joint press conference with Prime Minister-designate of the new Government of National Unity (GNU) in Libya, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, Madbouly said that Egypt stands with Libya to settle all problems facing the neighbouring country.

The Egyptian Prime Minister arrived in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Tuesday morning, along with 11 ministers to discuss boosting cooperation between the two brotherly countries.

“My visit to Tripoli confirms Cairo’s support for Libya and the new Government of National Unity,” Madbouly said.  

He added that this visit aims to set a timetable for several Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) to be signed between both countries. 

He asserted that Tuesday’s visit aims to support Libya in its path of growth and progress, emphasising Cairo’s keenness to support all projects in Libya in different fields, including infrastructure, transportation, petroleum, and aviation. 

Madbouly revealed that Egypt and Libya will jointly launch a maritime shipping line between both countries. 

Moreover, Egypt will transfer its experience in developing the educational system to Libya, in addition to opening Egyptian school there.

Egyptian hospital and medical convoys will also be launched in Tripoli in the required specialties during the next period.

For his part, Dbeibeh hailed the distinguished historical ties between Egypt and Libya.

He also appreciated the Egyptian support for Libya, asserting that there are many cooperation projects between the two countries. 

The Egyptian ministerial delegation included Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla, Minister of Education and Technical Education Tarek Shawky, Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed, and Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat. Other participants are Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Assem El Gazzar, Minister of Transport, Kamel El-Wazir, Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar, and Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea. 

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