Libya’s Labour Minister, Ali Al-Aabid met with the General Agent of the Ministry of Economic Integration, Employment, and Competencies in the Kingdom of Morocco, Nouraldin Ben Khalil. This was on the sidelines of the Ministerial Conference of Labour Ministers from Sahel and Saharan Countries.
The minister emphasized the bilateral relations between the two countries, and the importance of coordinating the exchange of expertise in the fields of vocational training and labour inspection.
Ben Khalil commended Libya’s role in the success of the conference, and highlighted the importance of organizing migrant labour. As well as expressing an intention to open a General Consulate in Tripoli to provide services to the Moroccan community, and to facilitate the regularization of Moroccan labour in Libya.
In November, the Libyan Parliament’s Minister Commissioner for African Affairs, Issa Abdulmajid, and Moroccan Consul in Benghazi, Said Benkirane, held pivotal talks to facilitate visa processes, and resume flight services between the two nations.
During a recent meeting in Benghazi, Benkirane reiterated that the return of direct flights is forthcoming. He also expressed that visa impositions would be lifted, “as soon as the circumstances that necessitated them are resolved.”
He praised the security and stability within Benghazi, and other areas under the jurisdiction of the Libyan government, noting the conducive environment for enhancing bilateral relations.
The discussions underscored the importance of bilateral coordination, to serve the interests of both Libyan and Moroccan peoples, alongside exploring various aspects of mutual concern.
Benkirane reaffirmed Morocco’s unwavering support for the Libyan government, and its people across all domains. He emphasized Morocco’s “readiness to stand with Libya in all matters that ensure its welfare and interests.”