Egypt, Libya signs 11 MoUs to enhance bilateral cooperation in various field



Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 09:07 GMT


Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 09:07 GMT

CAIRO- 20 April 2021: Egypt’s Prime Minster Moustafa Madbouly and Head of the National Unity Government, Abdul Hamid al-Dabaiba, signed Tuesday eleven MoUs to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries in various field.

During his visit to Tripoli, Egypt’s PM met with Dabaiba and discussed booting relations between the two countries along with preserving stability and security in Libya.



Both officials held a joint press conference, to announced issues discussed during the meeting.

Dabaiba praised the Egyption role in support political dialogue between political factions in Libya along with cooperating with them to reach a comprehensive solution to the Libyan crisis.

During the conference, Dabaiba said that Libya’s ability to resuming relations with neighboring countries is a sign of the country’s stability. He said that direct flights between Cairo and Tripoli to be resumed starting, Wednesday and that the Egyptian embassy in Tripoli to re-open after Eid al-Fitr.




Madbouly also noted that one of the signed MoU was related to the returning of Egyptian workers to Libya to ‘contribute with Libyans in reconstructing and developing the country.’

Head of Libya’s National Unity Government, also invited Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al Sisi to visit Tripoli.

Madbouly stressed during the conference that Egypt supports all measures and steps being taken by the Libyan government to achieve stability for the Libyan people.

He underlined that the signing of cooperation MoUs between Egypt and Libya in health, electricity, manpower and industry fields reflects the strong ties binding the two countries.

During the talks, the two sides agreed on implementing a number of major projects in the electricity, energy, communications and information technology and infrastructure domains.

Madbouly also wished Libya success and unity of its people in the coming stage, asserting Egypt’s keenness on preserving Libya’s territorial integrity.

Madbouly described his current visit to Tripoli to be "historic by all standards", affirming that it would contribute to bolstering Egypt-Libya relations that will last forever.

The coming stage will witness further flourishing of economic and social relations between the Egyptian and Libyan peoples, the Egyptian premier said, adding that Cairo has emphasized its political support for the Libyan government.

Egypt’s PM also thanked Dabaiba for his supporting statements on Egypt’s water right.

Madbouly also invited Dabaiba to visit Egypt in order to set out operational steps for all memorandums of understanding and projects that were discussed during the visit.

Egypt’s Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli arrived in Tripoli on Tuesday an official visit to Libya.

Madbouli led a delegation of 11 ministers alongside the head of the Egyptian General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI).

The 11 ministers include the ministers of electricity, petroleum, manpower, education, international cooperation, health, housing, transport, aviation, and trade.




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