Egypt's military chief on first visit to Tripoli
Egypt's military chief, Hussein Tantawi, left Cairo for Tripoli Monday, state media reported, on his first official visit since he took charge after a popular uprising forced president Hosny Mubarak to step down in February dpa reported
Tantawi will meet the head of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdul Jalil. The two sides are expected to sign agreements in the areas of labour, oil, communication and education.
Tantawi was leading a delegation of members of the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and ministers for foreign affairs and oil.
Thousands of Egyptian workers were forced to leave oil-rich Libya because of the revolt against now-slain leader Moamer Gaddafi that began in February.