Dabaiba: We agreed with Tunisia to settle the debts owed by the Libyan state and unify customs procedures

Alwasat Staff Wed 30 Nov 2022, 10:55 PM
alwasat radio

Government of National Unity Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dabaiba confirmed an agreement with the Tunisian side to settle the debts owed by the entire Libyan state, unifying customs procedures between the two countries, completing a joint economic zone in Ras Ajdir, and canceling all restrictions on the movement of goods between the two countries.

Dabaiba's comments came during a press conference held with Tunisian Prime Minister Najla Bouden on Wednesday evening.

He added that there are 56 Tunisian companies currently working in contracting inside Libya, considering that “a good thing that can be built upon, as companies and contractors in Tunisia can contribute with us in the construction and reconstruction of roads, bridges, schools and all the infrastructure in Libya."

Dabaiba said that he agreed with the Tunisian side to form a joint team between security officials in the Ministry of Interior and the Passports Authority to address the issue of name similarity that impedes Libyan travelers at border crossings, noting that he seeks to convene the joint Libyan-Tunisian Higher Committee soon Tripoli.

He concluded that memorandums are being prepared for this upcoming meeting, which will witness the signing of several agreements calling for the reactivation of activity and technical cooperation between the two countries.

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