By Sami Zaptia.
London, 7 March 2021:
Italian Ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Buccino, discussed with and presented the Tripoli based Ministry of Local Government complete documents for the launch of an international tender to implement a feasibility study for the construction of an ecological and sustainable landfill.[restrict paid=”true”] …
The proposal includes on-site inspections by experts, geological studies, technical evaluations and the exchange of good practices with managers of similar structures in Italy.
The programme is phase three of the three phase “Environmental Health Programme for the City of Tripoli: Sustainable Management of Urban Solid Waste” implemented in coordination with the Ministry of Local Government. It is a 3.5 million Euro programme funded by Italy that commenced in 2018. Phases one and two were completed in 2019.
Phase one involved the supply of 10 waste collection trucks and 700 waste bins to the General Service Company and the Tripoli Public Service Company. This was concluded by the end of 2019.
Phase two involved technical and vocational training in Tripoli and in Tunis for 120 officers and employees from the Municipality of Tripoli Centre, the General Service Company, and the Tripoli Public Service Company. This activity was also concluded by the end of 2019.
The discussion between Ambassador Buccino and Acting Local Government Minister Abdelbari Shinbaro took place last Tuesday (2 March) at the Ministry in Tripoli. During the meeting, the Public Services Company was given an award for the cleanliness of Tripoli on 17 February, the occasion of tenth anniversary of the 17 February 2011 revolution.
The Ministry said the Italian grant was to set ‘‘a strategy for waste recycling in the capital, Tripoli, which will be implemented by a specialized Italian company during the coming period’’. … [/restrict]