Libya and China discuss telecommunications sector development


Posted – 5th April 2021

The development and improvement of Libya’s telecommunications and technology sector was the subject of discussion between Faisel Gergab, Chairman of the Libyan Post Telecommunication and Information Technology Holding Company (LPTIC), and Chinese ambassador in Libya, Qimin Wang, on Thursday (1 April).

Discussions also centred around Libya keeping pace with the latest developments by Chinese companies in the field, in addition to opening new horizons to create an environment that attracts investments.

They also discussed the performance of the work of Chinese companies operating in the telecommunications and technology sector in Libya and the enhancement of cooperation in the field of training, development, and knowledge transfer through LPTIC’s planned Academy of Communications and Technology. The Academy will contribute to promoting intellectual research and developing capacity building, the LPTIC reported.

Gergab said, “This meeting is an important one, as China is considered a pioneer in the field of telecommunications and technology, especially as the Holding Company’s strategy for 2021-2023 aims to develop the sector and improve investments in the country.” Stressing that Chinese companies are strategic partners in terms of development and investment.

Chinese ambassador Qimin Wang, affirmed the strength of the Libyan-Chinese relations and affirmed their full commitment to work with LPTIC and its subsidiaries to implement projects that would achieve the strategy of developing the communications and information technology sector in Libya.

The visit of ambassador Wang reflects China’s seriousness in promoting stability and prosperity in Libya, and it has a strong indication that Libya is ready for foreign companies to invest and work, the LPTIC reported.

LIBYA HERALD – Sami Zaptia
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