The Minister of Economy and Trade Mohammed Al-Huweij called for the opening of air and sea lines between Tripoli and Tangier to facilitate the movement of intra-trade, discussing during his meeting with the Mayor of Tangier, Mounir Limouri, on Wednesday on the sidelines of the Moroccan-Libyan Business Forum ways to enhance bilateral economic relations and communication among businesspeople and investors in both countries, as well as create a true partnership to exchange experiences in various fields of joint interests.

Al-Huweij hailed Morocco's role in seeking to achieve stability in Libya, noting the need to encourage investors to cooperate in establishing projects in the two countries, which would create job opportunities for young people.

The Moroccan and Libyan sides signed a group of partnership and cooperation agreements on the sidelines of the activities of the Libyan-Moroccan Business Forum in its first edition, on Wednesday in the city of Tangier, while the total value of bilateral trade exchanges between the two countries recorded more than 178 million dollars in 2022.

Al-Huweij praised the strength of the political relations that bring the two countries together, and the role played by Morocco in supporting the political process to stabilize Libya to establish a unified, consensual political authority. He urged the economic actors in the two countries to make efforts to open effective direct communication channels to discuss and enhance economic and trade cooperation, and to invest in the field of modern technology and artificial intelligence.