Libya, Malta sign agreement on medical cooperation

TRIPOLI— The Libyan Ministry of Health said that Minister Ali Zanati and his Maltese counterpart, Chris Fearne, have signed an agreement on medical cooperation between the two countries.

The agreement includes training medical and paramedical personnel and treating Libyan patients in Maltese hospitals, the Ministry said in a statement.

Both sides will also cooperate in managing Libyan hospitals and a number of Maltese medical experts will be sent to major Libyan cities to perform complex surgeries.

On Friday, Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah visited Malta and met with Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela. They agreed to increase mutual investment, facilitate residency and entry visas for the people of the two countries, and resume flights after setting up necessary protocols.


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