By Sami Zaptia.
London, 23 June 2021:
Speaking at the Economic Roundtable in Berlin yesterday, Libyan Prime Minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, called for increased trade between the two countries.
The event was organized by the German Ministry of Economy and Energy on the eve of the Berlin 2 Libya Conference.
On the German side, the event was attended by the German Foreign and Economy Ministers and several major German companies.
On the Libyan side, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Najla Al-Mangoush, chairman of the National Oil Corporation Mustafa Sanalla, Minister of State for Communication and Political Affairs Walid Al-Lafi, Minister of State for Prime Minister and Cabinet Affairs Adel Jumaa, head of the Libyan Investment Authority Ali Mahmoud, and several business leaders attended the event.
Aldabaiba stressed that Germany is the second largest European partner in the Libyan economy after Italy. He called for the activation of existing agreements between the two countries and highlighted Libya’s desire to cooperate with German companies in renewable energies.
Finally, he invited German companies to participate in Libya’s annual International Trade Fair which is going to be held in September.