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Malta became the first EU state to resume flight to Libya


Tripoli, 21 September 2021 (TDI): The Economy and Industry Minister of Malta, Silvio Schembri, visited Libya, on Monday, on the same flight which became an initiative to restart the flight operations between both countries. The first flight from Malta arrived at Mitiga International Airport, Libya. The Minister of Transport, Libya, Muhammad Salem Al-Shahoubi, and the Minister of Economy, Libya, Mohammed Al Huwayj,  welcomed the first Maltese flight to Libya.

Libya and Malta have resumed an agreement that the Transport Ministries of both countries signed. Silvio Schembri also expressed that the flights’ resumption program is focusing on strengthening trade ties. Libyan Minister of Transport, Muhammad Salem Al-Shahoubi said that Malta and Libya are resuming the flights’ agreement after two years of halt.

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