Libya has agreed to a plan proposed the African-European Summit in Ivory Coast that will see thousands of illegal immigrants in the country evacuated and repatriated to their home countries.
The UNHCR welcomed the plan and explained that Libyan authorities had decided to set up a transit and departure facility in Tripoli for people in need of international protection.
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Serraj has told the African Union- European Union Summit attendees in Abidjan that Libya is not the criminal but the victim of the human trafficking, slamming the reports about slave markets in the country as implausible and irrelevant to the Libyan culture and principles.
The Ministry of Transport has announced the completion of the contract for the implementation of the first stage of the road connecting the cities of Emsad and Marj town in east Libya.
The contract comes within the highway project, which is designed to connect Emsaad in the far east of Libya with Ras Ajdair to the west.
The Joint Security Room in Zliten city has arrested a number of illegal immigrants hiding in a building in the Jihad district of the city.
The commander of the Joint Security Room, Colonel Shaaban bin Hariz, said that the number of arrested migrants was 125, 104 of them were men and 21 women.
The nationalities of those captured are Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan and Ivory Coast.