Tripoli, April 18:
A delegation from the Libyan antiquities department has been in Egypt to investigate collaborating with Egyptian experts to develop . . .[restrict]skills and services.
In Alexandria, they met with the president of the university, Osama Ibrahim, and discussed the conservation of Libya’s antiquities and cooperation in various fields of scientific research including documentation, restoration, geographic surveys and rapid site inspections when other organizations are planning to develop them, such as oil exploration.
Ibrahim said that Alexandria University could send experts to train those working with the Libyan antiquities department to develop their skills. It could also provide technical consultancy services.
The Libyan delegation explained to the Egyptians that the country was going through major social and cultural changes as well as political ones. It stressed the value of cooperation with the university so as to gain assistance and experience in training human resources and in executing a number of proposed projects using using advanced technology.