By John Lee.
Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeg has reportedly said that Libya wants to develop its economy by joining in China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Following a meeting with Wang Qimin, Charge d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy to Libya, he stressed the importance of developing Libyan-Chinese relations and working on the return of Chinese companies to Libya to complete suspended projects, adding:
"China is a country with great and important political and economic weight in the world."
(Picture: China and Libya flag together from Aritra Deb/Shutterstock)