The General Authority of Exhibitions announced on Tuesday the launch of the 47th session of Tripoli International Fair, with the participation of more than 500 local companies.

This session witnessed the absence of international companies due to logistical conditions, according to Minister of Economy, Ali Issawi in his speech during the fair's opening ceremony.

"This session will be an opportunity for local companies to reaffirm themselves as major players in dynamizing the stalled development projects in Libya," Issawi added