By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 10 May 2015:
The Libyan government has agreed to pay TD 1.8 million-worth of medical bills owed to . . .[restrict]Tunisian clinics for treatmnent of Libyan patients. The decision follows an appeal from the Libyan ambassador in Tunis for the money to be paid.
At a meeting with the media spokesperson for the House of Representatives (HoR), Libyan Ambassador to Tunisia Mohamed Al-Maoul stressed the importance of the Libyan government settling its debts with Tunisia’s hospitals and clinics, reminding them that Tunisia had been vocal in showing its support for the legitimacy of the HoR and the government.
Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni’s cabinet had stressed the need to repay its debts to Tunisia’s health care sector, and also to Jordan, in a cabinet meeting in March. Today, it released a statement that the Ministry of Finance has approved funds of TD 1.8 million to be disbursed from the 2015 budget of the Ministry of Public Health. [/restrict]