TRIPOLI, March 5 (Xinhua) -- A high-level Chinese delegation arrived Tuesday in Libya's capital Tripoli to discuss with the Libyan side on Chinese companies' return to resume businesses in the country.
The Libyan and Chinese sides agreed to study and assess the Chinese companies' losses caused during the revolution toppling Gaddafi's regime, said Li Xiaobing, deputy head of the West Asia and North Africa Department of the Ministry of Commerce.
Li also discussed with Libya's housing and utilities minister Ali al-Shareef on the ways of Chinese companies' resumption of businesses in the country.
"We are in a process of forming a committee to assess the Chinese companies' direct damages," Ali al-Shareef said, adding this is meant to reach a mutually satisfactory settlement for the two countries.
Li Xaiobing said that the Chinese delegation will also exchange ideas with the Libyan side about the commercial and economic cooperation between Libya and China.