Libya’s Dbeibah says his visit to Cairo sends regional message about Egypt's regional role

MENA , Thursday 16 Sep 2021

Egypt's PM Mostafa Madbouly and his Libyan counterpart interim PM Prime Minister Abdel-Hamid Dbeibah during their press conference following their meeting in Cairo on Thursday (Photo: Egyptian Cabinet)

Libya’s Interim Prime Minister Abdel-Hamid Dbeibah said on Thursday that his presence in Cairo sends a regional message highlighting Egypt’s great role in the region in particular and the entire world in general.

Active political will is the key factor of cooperation between the two countries, Dbeibah added during a joint press conference held here with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly after signing several memorandums of cooperation between both governments.

He asserted that the Libyan Government of National Unity was honored to attend the 11th session of the Egyptian-Libyan Higher Committee that convened after a 12-year halt.

“It was great honor for me to meet today with President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi,” Dbeibah said.

During the meeting, President El-Sisi asserted the deeply-rooted historical ties binding both countries and noted that he is working during such a critical stage on supporting international efforts aiming to ensure Libya’s stability, Dbeibah noted.

Dbeibah added that the president said Egypt would only stand with the Libyan people to help them achieve stability and help launch the reconstruction process via joint cooperation.

The preparatory committee worked over the past two days on drafting many memorandums of cooperation between various sectors in both countries, he said.

He conveyed the greetings of the Libyan people and council to the great Egyptian people, wishing Egypt growth and stability.

From his side , Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said that the Egyptian government is keen on providing all political, logistical and economic support for Libya to complete the country's political road map.

Madbouly said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi emphasized during his meeting with Dbeibeh that Egypt was keen on supporting all Libyan parties to finalize the political road map and achieve the Libyan people's aspirations for stability, growth and prosperity in the coming phase.

He added that Egyptian and Libyan ministerial delegations agreed to implement several projects in Libya in the fields of energy, electricity, industry, trade, transport, aviation, sports, education, infrastructure and security.

Madbouly noted that also major Egyptian companies participate in carrying out infrastructure projects in Libya.

Meetings of the 11st round of the Egyptian-Libyan joint higher committee in Cairo headed by both PMs witnessing the signing of 14 MoUs and 6 executive agreements in different fields.

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