Tunisian President pays a visit to Libya after swearing in of unity government

Tunisian President Kais Saied visited Libya after swearing in of the new unity government in Libya and became the first head of the state to visit Libya after swearing in of the new government.  

President Kais Saied landed in Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport and was received by Mohammad Younes Menfi, head of Libya’s Presidential Council. They then headed for talks, according to Menfi’s office. The Tunisian leader also met with Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah. 

“During the talks, (the two leaders) stressed the significance of this visit, which proves the depth and strength of the historical ties between Libya and Tunisia,” said a statement issued by the information office of the new Libyan Government of National Unity. 

“We will work together to restore normal relations at all levels,” Menfi said at a brief news conference with Saied. Saied’s office said the talks focused on the economy and trade between the two nations, along with Tunisia’s support for a democratic path in Libya. “It’s time to overcome all causes of alienation,” Saied said. 

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