Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced on Tuesday the return of direct flights with Libya, and the strengthening of partnership in a number of areas of cooperation between the two countries.
This came during a press conference that was followed up in Tripoli between the Prime Minister of Egypt and his Libyan counterpart, Abdel Hamid al-Dabaiba.
This is on the sidelines of the first visit by an Egyptian official in this position to the Libyan capital since 2010.
Madbouly said, “The Ministry of Aviation has instructed to allow immediate reception of any flight from a Libyan city at Cairo Airport.”
With the development of controls for this matter, “and this was in an official announcement of the return of all direct flights between Egypt and Libya.
He also stressed that his country is keen to strengthen the partnership with Libya in all areas of cooperation between the two countries.
Madbouly also announced the return of direct flights between Egypt and Libya.
On his part, Dabaiba said, “We seek to exit from this meeting with the Egyptian Prime Minister, with concrete steps, by signing a number of agreements.”
Including in the field of electricity, technical cooperation, and a unified agreement on health, infrastructure, transportation and investment.
This would be a positive start in starting a new phase of partnership between the two countries. “
He added, “For the agreements to succeed, we need necessary steps to strengthen the consular presence and diplomatic cooperation.”
Through the reopening of the Egyptian embassy in Tripoli, and the return of direct flights between Libyan and Egyptian airports to facilitate movement between the two countries.