Libya says may allocate 60,000 hectares of field for Turkish investors

The two officials also agreed to make intensive cooperation in commerce and agriculture.

Libya says may allocate 60,000 hectares of field for Turkish investors

Turkish Agriculture & Rural Affairs Minister Mehdi Eker met with Libya's Secretary of the General People's Committee for Agriculture & Maritime & Animal Resources Abu Bakr Mabruk al-Mansuri in Libya on Tuesday.

The ministry stated that Eker and al-Mansuri had a common will to increase bilateral relations to the highest level in agricultural cooperation and investment issues.

The two officials also agreed to make intensive cooperation in commerce and agriculture.

During the meetings between Turkish and Libyan delegations, Eker said that it was necessary to examine agriculture and investment opportunities of Libya in a detailed way, adding that it was important for Turkish investors to know what kind of incentives and opportunities Libya presented.

Libyan officials said that they could allocate 60,000 hectares of field for Turkish investors for production of wheat and corn.

Libya has a potential to be Turkey's door opening to Africa, and also its volume in food processing sector is very high, Turkish ministry stated.

Eker will also hold meetings with Libya's Secretary of the General People's Committee for Public Works Matuq Muhammad Matuq, and Secretary of the General People's Committee for Economy, Trade, & Investment Muhammad Ali al-Huwayz.


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