Turkish Workers Start Returning to Libya after Civil War

Turkish workers have started to return to Libya after the civil war ended in the country. They Libya after crackdown begun in the country with the effect of the "Arab Spring" in January 2011. Almost 22,000 Turkish people used to work in Libya before the civil war.

An executive of the Office of Labor Counsellor at the Turkish Embassy in Libya said that many of the Turkish workers started to return to Libya.

"Turkish workers are working in food, infrastructure and construction industries, and Turkish companies are the subcontractors of Arab companies," the executive said.

The executive said Turkish companies would start making business in Libya gradually. Turkish companies are mainly working in construction, infrastructure and oil industry in Libya. The number of Turkish workers in Libya is expected to be over 25,000 after the elections to take place on June 23, 2012.

(Source: Turkish Weekly)


One Response to Turkish Workers Start Returning to Libya after Civil War

  1. Hal-Luke Savas 25th May 2012 at 12:04 am #

    Good news.. with Turks returning Libyan construction scene will liven up. Welcome back guys!

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