The Chairman of the Libyan Parliament’s Foreign Committee, Youssef Al-Aqouri, confirmed during his meeting with the British Ambassador to Libya, Caroline Hurndall, the importance of British companies return to invest in Libya in the oil field and reconstruction.
During the meeting, held in Benghazi, Al-Aqouri reviewed a number of issues and the latest developments of the situation in Libya, including security events in the western region.
The two sides discussed holding presidential and parliamentary elections and the proposed solutions to address the security situation that stands in the way of their implementation, stressing the need to take confidence-building measures to create the appropriate conditions for holding elections.
The meeting dealt with a number of files, foremost among them the file of irregular migration, the proliferation of weapons, stressing the need for foreign forces and mercenaries to leave Libyan territory and the rejection of forein interference in Libya.
The meeting touched on the work of the 6+6 committee and its latest developments, the importance of achieving national reconciliation, as well as the efforts of the Parliament to reform the legal framework for the work of civil society institutions to give them an opportunity for civil work in accordance with appropriate controls.
The attendees welcomed the return of British companies, stressing the importance of Britain’s role in supporting stability in Libya and the region in general.
It is noteworthy that British Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick began last Monday a tour to North Africa and Europe to supervise a plan to prevent migrants from leaving for Europe this summer.