The Minister of Local Government Badr El-Din Al-Toumi, has held talks with the Chargé d'Affairs of the German Embassy, Sven Crosby, on aspects of cooperation between the two countries in the field of local development, especially projects implemented by the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ), the strategic partner of the Ministry of Local Government in local development programmes.

The two sides also discussed the most prominent challenges facing the Derna reconstruction project to enhance recovery efforts.