The Interior Minister of the Libyan Parliament-designated government, Major General Essam Abu Zriba, held a meeting with Ras Lanuf Security Director, Major General Abubakar Khalifa Al-Maghribi. They reviewed the security challenges in the region, which houses vital oil fields and ports.
According to a statement, Abu Zriba pledged to provide necessary support, and take essential measures to resolve these issues and difficulties. The aim is to enhance security and facilitate administrative operations in the directorate.
The meeting also focused on the current security work in Ras Lanuf, and the directorate’s role in maintaining citizen safety, combating crime, and addressing problems and obstacles hindering the directorate’s operations and its members.
Notably, the Egyptian Ministry of Transportation announced the signing of an Egyptian-Korean agreement for the export of Libyan oil to Europe, through the Jarjoub seaport.
Egypt and the South Korean company, STX signed a MoU regarding development activities and strategic partnership in the economic zone of Jarjoub, located in the Egyptian governorate of Matrouh.
The agreement includes the establishment of an industrial logistics zone, and the Jarjoub seaport. This is part of the strategic plan for the development of the Matrouh region.
This involves the development of the Jarjoub port and its industrial logistics zone, the construction of silos for grains to meet the demands of Egypt, as well as re-exportation.
The agreement encompasses the creation of an oil pipeline from Libya for re-exportation to Europe.
Additionally, a factory will be established for the reassembly of used cars imported from Korea and Japan, which will be re-exported to African countries.
Furthermore, a container station will be established at the port to serve goods coming from East Asia, and heading to North and South America.
Finally, a logistics base will be created to provide shipping lines for Egypt.