The Malta Independent wrote on August 22nd, 2013:
Libya hopes to emulate Malta’s tourism success
Malta’s success in tourism is an example that Libya wants to follow, according to Libyan Tourism Minister Ikram Bash Imam.
Ms Bash Imam is on an official visit to Malta at the invitation of the Maltese government, and she met her Maltese counterpart Karmenu Vella for talks today, in what marked her first official visit to a foreign government.
Mr Vella had accompanied Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on a visit to Libya last June, although on that occasion, the Libyan Tourism Ministry was represented by under-secretary Abdulsamea Mahboob.
The focus of today’s talks was improving cooperation between Malta and its southern neighbour, including through a revision of an agreement on cooperation in the tourism sector which had been signed in 1995.
Other items on the agenda include the development of...read on.