Misrata Hospital held Tuesday a ceremony to raise its classification from hospital to medical center, in accordance with Presidential Decree No. 10 of 2017.

A number of doctors and hospital employees who have reached retirement were honored during the ceremony.

The Vice-President of the Presidential Council, Ahmed Maitiq, the head of the hospital, the Turkish Consul, representatives of the office of the World Health Organization in Libya and members of Misrata Municipal Council were all present at the ceremony.

Maitiq highlighted the importance of the hospital and the services it offers to patients from Misrata and neighboring cities, saying the suspended projects of the hospital since 2011 will resume again after their approval by the Presidential Council.