The Indonesian embassy in Tripoli held a virtual meeting on Sunday with Misrata Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the auto spare parts sector.
The meeting was attended by Didi Ahmed Rifai, the Chargé d’Affaires of the Indonesian embassy in Libya, Ali Al -Sharif, Misrata Chamber Director of the Department of Foreign Relations and International Cooperation and a group of businessmen in Libya.
The meeting discussed ways of cooperation between the two countries and how to develop trade relations between Libyan and Indonesian businessmen in the field of importing auto parts.
Embassy meetings facilitate direct business relations
Speaking exclusively to Libya, Herald, Abubaker Shanab, the Director General of the Misrata Chamber of Commerce, said that such meetings and interviews with foreign embassies of foreign in general and that have economic relations with Libya in particular, are among the main tasks carried out by the chambers of commerce. These meetings, he added, facilitate establishing direct relationships with businessmen and companies in those countries represented by the embassies.
Shanab pointed out that conducting such meetings gives an initial impression and an initial idea of the available capabilities and industries in those countries. Libyan merchants can then get a perception to make the appropriate decision to deal with companies in any country in the world as well as give them the opportunity to identify the products and services they need in Libya.
Help with Indonesian visas
He stressed that this meeting opened the doors of good cooperation with the Indonesian side represented by the Chargé d’Affaires Rifai, who will provide the necessary facilities for Libyan merchants to visit Indonesian. This will enable them to meet companies and visit Indonesian factories, conclude agreements, and conclude deals. Among these facilities, he added, is obtaining an Indonesian visa from the Misrata Chamber of Commerce.
Shanab added that several Libyan companies have previous and continuous transactions with Indonesian companies in the fields of food, medicines and some agricultural equipment in addition to the presence of Indonesian companies from the sixties that work in oil services, construction and contracting and have an existing activity to this day in Libya.
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