US Trade Delegation in Libya after 37 Years

An American business delegation made a three-day visit to Libya hoping for finding business and sell equipment and services in the growing Libyan market.

The visit took place between 20-23 February.

The American delegation was led by Assistant Secretary of Commerce Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale who spoke at the opening ceremony.

Mis. Lamb-Hale, the recently confirmed Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing and Services, in her opening remarks thanked the Libyan Government, the Libyan Chamber of Commerce, the US Embassy, and the American companies for making this historic visit possible.

She said the Executive Trade Mission marks a new chapter in the relationship between the United States and Libya and that it will help to strengthen our economic, trade, and cultural ties.

Secretary of Trade Mr. Mohammad Hawaij attended the gathering along with other top Libyan officials representing the GPC for Foreign Liaison and other branches.

The American business delegation held talks discussions with the Libyan Businessmen Council and discussed business opportunities and potential joint ventures between Libyan and American companies in the future.

This content was commissioned for tripolipost.com

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