By Sami Zaptia.
Tripoli, 29 July:
Libya’s Minister of Industry, Mohamed Al-Fteissi called on French companies with contracts in Libya to return and . . .[restrict]complete their projects that have been suspended since 2011 as a result of the 17 February Revolution.
The call was made during the Minister’s meeting with the French ambassador, Antoine Sivan, last week held at the Ministry of Industry in Tripoli.
Minister Fteissi, in discussing the various bilateral ways in which the two nations could cooperate especially within the industrial sector, called upon French companies to resume their projects especially in the projects in the services sector which he felt were particularly needed by Libya at this time.
There was a positive response from the French ambassador to the Libyan request who commented that ‘we will do our best efforts in order to speed up the return of French companies to work’.
Ambassador Sivan also expressed France’s desire to activate the joint cooperation between the two countries and that his country was ready to open the door of cooperation and partnership in all the industrial fields and the in areas regarding investment and trade. [/restrict]