The Spanish ambassador to Libya, Javier García-Larrache, announced the return of more than 30 Spanish companies to work in Libya, as part of the Spanish government's desire to build economic and trade relations with Libya.
This came during García-Larrache's meeting with Government of National Unity Economy Minister Muhammad Al-Hweij in Tripoli on Wednesday, according to a ministry statement.
In turn, Al-Hweij urged the need for Spanish companies to return to work in Libya and take advantage of investment opportunities and create partnerships with the Libyan private sector, stressing the need to activate agreements and memorandums of understanding with the Spanish side and update them in line with international developments.
Al-Hweij also called for strengthening cooperation with Spain in the areas of food security, agriculture, and livestocks to benefit from Spanish expertise.
He pointed out the importance of the role of the commercial attache in overcoming difficulties facing economic and commercial activities in direct coordination with the Libyan embassy in Spain.
The minister also extended an official invitation to his Spanish counterpart to visit Libya.