The embassy of the Netherlands and its offices in Libya were reopened on Monday during a ceremony held at the embassy's headquarters in the capital, Tripoli, in the presence of officials from the Dutch and Libyan ministries of foreign affairs and a number of ambassadors to Libya.
The Dutch embassy in Libya expressed in a statement its happiness at announcing the opening of its offices in Libya, saying this renewed presence reflects their commitment to promoting peace and stability in Libya.
The Dutch embassy renewed its support for holding comprehensive elections in Libya, emphasizing the importance of human rights in the peace process, expressing its pride in working with Libyan partners and strengthening trade relations as such an expansion strengthens their diplomatic relations and cooperation.
"Beyond diplomacy, our business ties with Libya hold immense potential. As continental gateways, we share common ground and opportunities in Renewable Energy. Let's seize them together! We extend gratitude to our Libyan partners for their close cooperation. Together, we've made remarkable progress in de-mining, social protection, and justice system strengthening. Let's continue building a peaceful future!” Dutch " Dutch Vice Minister Paul Huijts said, according to a statement on Twitter by the embassy.
Huijts added that the Netherlands fully supports Libya and the UN in their pursuit of lasting peace through elections and inclusivity, adding that "Together, let's build a future where every voice matters."