Libyan Ministry of Planning, US Embassy review aspects of cooperation between both countries

Libyan Ministry of Planning, US Embassy review aspects of cooperation between both countries

July 16, 2020 - 11:19
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Ministry of Planning along with the US Embassy in Libya have conducted a comprehensive review of the aspects of cooperation between Libya and the United States within the framework of the Memorandum of Intent signed between the US Agency for International Development and the Ministry of Planning in October 2019.

This came during a video meeting held on Tuesday, which included the Minister of Planning, Taher Al-Jahimi, the Chargé d'Affaires of the United States Embassy in Libya, Joshua Harris, and the Country Director of the United States Agency for International Development, John Penel, according to a statement by the US Embassy on Wednesday.

The meeting reviewed the progress made with regard to technical cooperation in foreign assistance programs, and provided a forum to study strategic priorities, said the US embassy on Facebook.

For his part, the Chargé d'Affaires, Joshua Harris has confirmed that the United States has invested more than $ 715 million to support the Libyan people since 2011, with a focus on bolstering Libyan institutions and communities in advancing national stability and self-reliance.

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