By Sami Zaptia.
London, 18 May 2021:
Libya and Algeria discussed increased economic cooperation and the 29 May Algerian-Libyan Economic Form.
The discussions took place during a meeting today between the head of the General Union of Libyan Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Mohamed Al-Raeid and Algerian Ambassador to Libya, Kamal Abdel-Gader Hejazy, at the Chamber’s Tripoli headquarters.
The two parties discussed the programme and objectives of the Algerian-Libyan Economic Forum and cooperation and economic integration between the two countries in numerous areas. This included desert agriculture, facilitating procedures for the movement of goods between the two sides without any restrictions, in addition to opening airspace and maritime connectivity between the two countries.
The meeting also touched on the possibility of benefiting from Algerian expertise in extending gas networks to buildings and opening the border crossing between the two countries.