A tribal group loyal to Khalifa Haftar in eastern Libya, called elders and dignitaries of Oil Crescent Region, announced Wednesday continuation of shutting down oil ports and fields as well as exports’ blockade despite the announcement of resumption output and reopening ports and fields that came on Tuesday, which was reiterated by the Prime Minister-designate Fathi Bashagha.
Libya’s Oil and Gas Ministry has welcomed the resumption of oil production, which it said would have positive effects on the Libyan economy and oil infrastructure, urging for keeping the oil and gas sector neutral away from political polarization.
The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibha, inaugurated on May 8 the 48th edition of Tripoli International Fair, organized by Trade and Economy Ministry under the supervision of General Exhibitions Authority. 110 local Libyan companies and foreign businesses from six countries, Turkey, Tunisia, Algeria, Indonesia, Italy, and Romania, specializing in food industries, building materials, import and export, construction and factory equipment participated in the Tripoli International Fair.
The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has promised better services in the future as development work at the West Tripoli Power Plant is nearing completion.
In a post on Facebook, the company confirmed that the first unit of the West Tripoli Emergency Power Plant would be linked to the electricity grid very soon, indicating that the step contributes to reducing the deficit in energy.