Tripoli, 8 May:
Last week a Korean trade delegation organized by KOTRA, the Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency, visited Tripoli for 3 . . .[restrict]days as guests of Libya’s Ministry of Economy.
The delegation of 14 companies and organizations were in the knowledge, development, medical, e-government, construction, shipbuilding, engineering and construction, energy and trading sectors. It also included the Korean company KT Net which is the company responsible for Libya’s Single Window Export Project.
The delegation participated in a seminar attended by over 250 Libyans at one of Tripoli’s top hotels where Dia Hamuda, the Director of International Cooperation spoke on behalf of Libya’s Ministry of Economy.
This was the first major Libyan Korean Economic Cooperation meeting since the February 17 Revolution.
In the one to one meetings, 10 Korean companies held 39 business to business meetings, including ODAC, HIB, LIDCO, Al-Nahar Company and a number of private sector companies.
‘The trip was very successful’, Mr Kil-Beom Lee, the Korean Commercial Attaché told the Libya Herald. ’The aim of the visit was to help Libya to achieve better administration and better e-governance, such as in e-government’, he said.
Regarding KT Net’s Single Window Export Project, Mr Lee informed that ‘the project was more than 50 percent complete’.
This Korean mission comes in what had been a busy period in April with the Oil and Gas and Infrastructure exhibition as well as a series of trade missions from Britain, France, USA etc. [/restrict]