Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Imran al-Qeib, discussed Wednesday with the British Ambassador to Libya, Caroline Hurndall the problems facing Libyan students in the UK.
Al-Qeib stressed the depth of relations between the two countries, stressing that the UK needs to do more to support stability in Libya.
The minister briefed Hurndall on the national project launched by his office regarding the home and overseas dispatching of students and explained how the UK could benefit from this program.
He also touched upon the residency issue that Libyan students face in the UK, calling on the British government to provide a radical solution for settling the matter, which -according to him- could only be resolved through Offices working from inside Libya.
For her part, the British ambassador affirmed her country's interest in the Libyan file and its support for stability besides the exit of all foreign forces from Libyan soil. She further stressed the importance of achieving scientific and research cooperation between the two countries.