MYTILINI – A memorandum of cooperation aimed at strengthening commercial and economic ties between Greek and Libyan businesses, as well as between the Chambers of Lesvos and the Libyan capital of Tripoli, was signed on Tuesday in Mytilini by the President of the Lesvos Chamber, Vangelis Myrsinias, and the General Director and Acting President of the Chamber of Tripoli, Mohamed Bashir Duzan.
Members of the Chamber of Tripoli in Libya have been on a visit to Mytilini since Tuesday and as part of this visit met with representatives of the Chamber of Lesvos. Also present at the meeting were the President of the Geotechnical Chamber of the Aegean, Panagiotis Katsavellis, businessmen from the island’s primary production sectors, such as olive growers, producers of dairy products, beekeeping products, meat wholesalers, tourist agents, etc.
Welcoming the Libyan businessmen, the President of the Chamber referred to the historical and economic ties of the two regions, the new perspectives of business cooperation between the two business communities and the possibilities of Greek businesses entering the Libyan market.
On their part, the representatives of the Chamber of Tripoli showed a particularly strong interest in the local products of the island, for which there is potentially high demand in Libya.
This was followed by the signing of the memorandum of cooperation.