Misrata sees investment boost despite problems in Libya
25 March 2014 Last updated at 12:28 GMT
Libya's third largest city has begun rebuilding itself as a secure place with a booming economy despite the lawlessness still affecting the country.
Local investment in businesses and in huge construction projects like a shopping centre and new airport terminal have generated optimism.
Misrata saw some of the fiercest fighting during the civil war.
Rana Jawad reports.