The Libyan Minister of Economy, Mohammed Al-Huweij discussed on Tuesday with the German ambassador to Libya Michael Ohnmacht the challenges facing German companies wishing to return to Libya to resume work, as the latter reiterated his country's economic and political support for Libya.

Al-Huweij said Libya was keen on paving the way for the return of German companies, especially those working in energy, infrastructure and health sectors, to Libya by providing them with an investment-friendly environment.

The Libyan Economy Minister called for resuming work of the German embassy in Tripoli and easing visa requirements for Libyans, while Ohnmacht reiterated support for the country through UN envoy Andolaye Bathily to reach parliamentary and presidential elections.