The Minister of Economy and Trade, Mohammed Al-Hawaij, has stressed the depth of Libyan-Palestinian relations and the importance of activating the agreements between the two countries.

Al-Hawaij, who led the Libyan delegation at the 160th session of the Council of the Arab League, highlighted during a meeting with the Palestinian Foreign Minister, Riyad Al-Maliki, in Cairo, that the Palestinians in Libya are treated at par with the locals.

For his part, Al-Maliki praised the bilateral relations binding the two nations and noted the growing importance of the Libyan state to Palestine, as he called for better economic and trade ties between the two countries.

The meeting grouped Libya's Ambassador to Egypt, Abdul Muttalib Thabet, Permanent Representative of Libya to the Arab League, Osama Baghani, Director of the Department of Arab Affairs, Muftah Boukhris, and the Permanent Representative of Palestine to the Arab League, Muhannad Al-Aklouk.


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