The Minister of Economy and Trade of the Government of National Unity, Mohammed Al-Huweij, stressed the importance of developing a plan to diversify Libya's national economy, with special attention to transit trade and free zones.

These remarks came during Al-Huweij's presidency of the final meeting of the Steering Committee of the European Program to Support the Private Sector in Libya, which is funded by the European Union and implemented by France's Expertise Foundation.

Al-Huweij hailed the support of the European Union to reach the desired results of strengthening the capabilities of the ministry, developing the private sector, supporting the economic empowerment of youth and women, and improving access to financing for micro, small and medium enterprises.

He reiterated the seriousness of the partners in the program, whether the European Union, French experts, or Libyan parties, while representatives of the European Union and the France's Experts Foundation also expressed their commitment to supporting the private sector and improving the business environment in Libya.