From city hall to the port, Sgoutri clan gains clout in Misrata

On 24 September, when Mahmoud Sgoutri took over as mayor of the city-state, his brother Mohsen Mohamed Sgoutri held his first board meeting as president of the Misrata Free Zone. [...]
Published on 06.10.2020 at 05:00 GMT
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Inner circles | Libya
Who really controls Misrata Free Zone, Libya's vital business platform?

The Misrata Free Zone, a true state within a state, is both the port of entry to the Libyan market and the bastion of entrepreneurship in the war-torn country. Since September, this potent business hub prized by those fighting for control of the country has been led by Mohsen Sgoutri, whose powerful network allows him to stand up to the Tripoli government and develop his own business diplomacy, especially towards Turkey.

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