The Minister of Economy and Trade, Mohammed Al-Huweij, said that Libya was looking forward to strengthening relations with Tunisia in various fields and implementing a joint strategy for food and drug security.
These remarks came in Menfi’s meeting with a number of Tunisian business owners and companies’ officials, in the presence of the President of the General Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, the Tunisian Ambassador and the Chairman of the Libyan Tunisian Chamber, to look into the problems and obstacles facing Libya and ways to resolve them.
The meeting discussed the mechanism of enhancing trade cooperation between the private sectors in the two countries and facilitating the procedures for registering Tunisian companies and commercial agencies, as well as the importance of registering trademarks of Tunisian companies and commercial activities with the Ministry of Economy and Trade in Libya.
Al-Huweij stressed the organization of meetings with the ministries and bodies related to the transportation, housing, labor, energy and electricity sectors, in addition to the development fund that includes business owners from the two countries.
According to the Ministry of Economy and Trade, the attendees stressed the need to start the executive program for the trade agreements concluded between the two countries to facilitate corporate transactions, movement and residence for business owners, the flow of goods and services through the ports, in addition to boosting investment in the energy, oil, housing and transportation sectors.