Presidential Council VP Ahmed Maiteeg in Rome to look at increasing economic ties between Italy and Libya

Alwasat - Cairo Thu 05 Jul 2018, 09:19 PM
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Presidential Council VP Ahmed Maiteeg discussed Thursday with Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labor/Economic Development Luigi Di Maio the mechanisms of developing economic relations between Libya and Italy while continuing joint cooperation on many files.

He also discussed with the Italian minister how both sides could benefit from strategic projects in the fields of oil and gas.

The Minister of Labor and Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, affirmed that his government would continue to support Libyan authorities to curb illegal immigration without waiting for any of the programs or proposals by partner countries. "

Maiteegl added that minister Di Maio stressed during the meeting that the Italian government is looking with great interest to overcome the difficulties for the Libyan citizen to obtain the Schengen visas, as well as the opening of the direct flights between the two countries.

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