Turkish Food and Agriculture Firms in Libya

Libya is returning to 'normal life' in post-Gadhafi era.

Turkish firms showed high interest to 'Libya International Agriculture and Marine Fishery Exhibition' which takes place in capital city of Tripoli. A total of 51 Turkish companies join the fair and started to work on expanding their business contacts.

Opening of the exhibition was held by Libyan Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Suleiman Abu Harruba and Minister of Economy Ahmed Salem Al-Koshli. Turkish Ambassador in Tripoli Ali Kemal Aydin attended the opening ceremony.

Libyan officers of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries Ministry paid special attention for Turkish companies' attendance to the three-day exhibition. They said that Turkish firms take important positions in the Libyan market. Turkish stands at the exhibition have different ranges of products from cheese to agricultural irrigation systems.

Abu Harruba told AA that they found Turkish companies attendance important in terms of uplifting and improvement of the agriculture and food industry in Libya and invited all subject-related Turkish companies to invest in Libya.

Libyan minister stressed, "We need experienced businessmen and workforce that use high technology. We are looking forward to welcoming Turkish investments. There is a high investment potential in Libya.

Libyan International Agriculture and Marine Fishery Exhibition ends on May 10.

(Source: Turkish Weekly)

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