Egypt, Libya Agree on Anti-Smuggling Effort on Border Crossings
Egypt’s Finance Minister Momtaz al- Saieed agreed with his Libyan counterpart to tighten security measures at border crossings to combat smuggling, according to a statement received from the minister’s office by e-mail today.
Libyan Finance Minister Hassan Zilkam, who is visiting his country’s neighbor, told al-Saieed in a meeting yesterday that Libya is keen on increasing its investment in the Egyptian market and bolstering economic ties, according to the statement.
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