Tunisia, Libya sign deal to establish joint costums gate
A contract handing over a site for implementation of the Tunisian - Libyan joint costums gate in Ras Ejdare, was signed recently between the Costums Authority and Africa Enterprise for Projects in Ras Ejdare region in al Nikat al Khamas Shabya (Municipality).
According to <i>JANA</I>, the Secretary of the Peoples Committee for Customs Authority asserted in a speech in the occasion that the singing ceremony of this contract comes within the framework of enhancing integration between Libya and Tunisia in the economic commercial and organizational fields, ease the flow of goods, and movement of passengers between the two countries.
The meeting was attended by the coordinator of the social peoples leaderships at al Nikat al Kamas Shabia ( Municipality), the secretary of peoples congress, the secretary of the peoples committee of the Shabia, a number of directors of customs authority, Governor of Midneen governate, Director of Borders & Foreigners, at the Interior Ministry and General Director of Border Gate in Tunisia.
Sources of Africa Enterprise for Projects told <i>JANA</i> that the project of joint customs gate in Ras Egdare to be built on an area totaling 8 hectares, and comprises seven buildings, for passengers custom procedures, the administration, trucks procedures, goods, agricultural and veterinary laboratory, and an area for catering facilities including a cafe and a hall for prayers.
The source also reported that total cost of the project is LD11,211,148.547 and the implementation period takes 24 months.