The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Federation of the Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Mohamed Al-Raed, held discussions with the Egyptian Ambassador to Libya, Mohamed Salim, on methods to initiate joint economic and trade agreements between both countries.

The two parties also discussed, during an extended meeting at the headquarters of the Chamber, methods to activate the Libyan-Egyptian agreements related to facilitation of the movement of citizens, goods and merchandise, along with residency and ownership procedures between the two allied countries.

Both parties stressed the relevance of encouraging the movement of trade exchange and joint investment, in addition to the opening of airline services and sea port crossings and the scrapping of all fees presently imposed on Libyan citizens at border crossings, according to the Chamber’s statement.