By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 30 January 2014:
The head of the British diplomatic service was in Tripoli briefly this week to meet . . .[restrict]with senior officials and politicians, in a move to aimed at consolidating the United Kingdom’s ongoing support for Libya.
Simon Fraser, Head of the British Diplomatic Service, arrived in Tripoli on Tuesday and met the President of the General National Congress, Nouri Abu Sahmain, and the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Wafa Buqaiqis.
Fraser has also met the head of the UN Support Mission for Libya, Tarek Mitri, to discuss how the international community could help Libya progress in its political transition.
On Wednesday, Fraser met with British police advisors working with the Interior Ministry to train criminal investigators in forensic investigation techniques. He said that he was “delighted” to see the work being done in partnership between British police experts in support of the Ministry of Interior. The project was just one part of a larger £62.5-million (LD 130 million) British programme helping Libya’s security, justice and defence sectors over the next three years, he said. [/restrict]