The "rolling" factory No. (2) for iron bars of the Libyan Iron and Steel Company was opened Saturday in Misurata, with a production capacity of 800 thousand tons per year of reinforcing steel.

An official opening ceremony was held in the presence of Deputy of the Presidential Council (PC), Ahmed Maiteeq, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Iron and Steel Company, Mohammed al-Faqih, city members from the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS), the Mayor of Misurata, and the Consul General of the State of Turkey.

In his address on this occasion, Maiteeq praised the efforts exerted to complete this important project, which will contribute to development of the national economy, as he said.