The Minister of Economy and Trade, Mohammed Al-Huweij, opened the Tripoli International Fair in its 50th edition on Tuesday. The Fair activities will continue until May 21.

The opening ceremony was attended by the ministers of finance, industry and minerals, tourism, environment, a number of ambassadors and heads of diplomatic missions to Libya, and a group of business owners, companies and exhibition participants.

Al-Huweij stressed the importance of organizing this Fair because it has a major role in supporting and developing the national economy and creating a real opportunity for the companies between local and foreign participants.

On the sidelines of the exhibition, bilateral meetings will be held between Libyan and foreign companies in the sectors of trade, industry, agriculture and food security to enhance economic and commercial cooperation and exchange experiences.

The Fair is hosting more than 300 companies, including Libyan ones and international participation from Egypt, Tunisia, Italy, Turkey, Algeria, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Iran in various fields.