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LTT and GIA sign cooperation agreement on electronic connectivity

LTT and GIA sign cooperation agreement on electronic connectivity

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 October 2019: Libya’s state Libya Telecom and Technology (LTT) company signed a cooperation agreement yesterday with the state General Information Authority (GIA) to…

UNSMIL calls for immediate release of Sergewa and all Libyan kidnap victims

UNSMIL calls for immediate release of Sergewa and all Libyan kidnap victims

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 October 2019: UNSMIL called for the immediate release of HoR member Siham Sergewa and of all Libyan kidnap victims. In its statement released…

Serraj Labour Ministry discusses enrolling militias into state institution through training

Serraj Labour Ministry discusses enrolling militias into state institution through training

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 October 2019: The Ministry of Labour and Chief of Staff aligned to the internationally recognized government based in Tripoli and led by Faiez…

State sectors in east to form unified e-window for speedier procedures

State sectors in east to form unified e-window for speedier procedures

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 October 2019: Several state sectors and institutions in eastern Libya agreed to establish a unified electronic window to ease the conduct of various…

Wazen border crossing redevelopment: a photo report

Wazen border crossing redevelopment: a photo report

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 October 2019: Photographs of the latest stages in the redevelopment of Libya’s Wazen land border crossing with Tunisia emerged this week. The redevelopment…

Investment by foreign companies in transport projects outside state budget discussed

Investment by foreign companies in transport projects outside state budget discussed

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 October 2019: During a meeting between Tripoli’s Ministers of Transport and Economy on Tuesday, investment by means outside the state’s budget in many…

Tripoli CBL in high-level meeting in Washington

Tripoli CBL in high-level meeting in Washington

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 October 2019: The Governor of the Tripoli Central Bank of Libya (CBL) participated in a high-level meeting in the U.S. Capital Washington on…

U.S. outlines its support efforts for Libyan peace

U.S. outlines its support efforts for Libyan peace

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 October 2019: The U.S., through its Tripoli embassy now located in Tunis, outlined yesterday what it refers to as its efforts in support…

UNSMIL and Economy Ministry discuss economic reforms, the 2020 budget, non-state budget financing of projects

UNSMIL and Economy Ministry discuss economic reforms, the 2020 budget, non-state budget financing of projects

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 October 2019: During a meeting at his Tripoli office, Libya’s Minister of Economy and Industry, Ali Issawi met UNSMIL’s Deputy head Stephanie Williams…

Libya reduces subsidies on commercial-use kerosene

Libya reduces subsidies on commercial-use kerosene

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 October 2019: The Tripoli-based Ministry of Economy announced today that it was reducing subsidies on kerosene (paraffin) for commercial and industrial use. The…

No military solution to the Libyan crisis, hostilities must end immediately and return to UNSMIL-led political negotiations: EU

No military solution to the Libyan crisis, hostilities must end immediately and return to UNSMIL-led political negotiations: EU

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 October 2019: A statement issued by the spokesperson for the EU yesterday said that there is no military solution to the Libyan crisis,…

Serraj government and UNSMIL condemn civilian deaths attributed to Hafter’s forces – Hafter’s forces deny responsibility

Serraj government and UNSMIL condemn civilian deaths attributed to Hafter’s forces – Hafter’s forces deny responsibility

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 October 2019: The internationally recognized Libyan government led by Faiez Serraj based in Tripoli today condemned in the strongest terms this morning’s airstrike…

Libya refuses Arab League request to reduce relations with Turkey over Syrian attack

Libya refuses Arab League request to reduce relations with Turkey over Syrian attack

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 October 2019: The Foreign Ministry of Libya’s internationally recognized government based in Tripoli has rejected a call by the Arab League to reduce…

Tripoli ‘‘Food Security’’ extensive conference agenda published

Tripoli ‘‘Food Security’’ extensive conference agenda published

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 October 2019: Further to our report of 25 September on the Agricultural College of Tripoli University’s conference on food security in Libya from…

Tripoli Health Ministry condemns kidnapping of medics headed to Ghadames

Tripoli Health Ministry condemns kidnapping of medics headed to Ghadames

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 October 2019: Libya’s Tripoli-based Health Ministry today condemned in the strongest terms the attack on the humanitarian medical convoy heading to the south…

Business

First Libyan International Insurance Forum discusses Islamic insurance

First Libyan International Insurance Forum discusses Islamic insurance

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 October 2019: The First Libyan International Insurance Forum held in…

Wahda bank tender for 500 Dell desktop computers

Wahda bank tender for 500 Dell desktop computers

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 October 2019: Libya’s Wahda bank announced on Tuesday the opening…

Tourism project contracts signed in eastern Libya

Tourism project contracts signed in eastern Libya

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 October 2019: Several contracts for tourism projects were signed on…

First Libyan Investment Economic Forum, Rabat, Morocco 11-12 November 2019

First Libyan Investment Economic Forum, Rabat, Morocco 11-12 November 2019

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 October 2019: The First Investment Economic Forum will be held…

Benghazi pasta factory aims for January reopening

Benghazi pasta factory aims for January reopening

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 October 2019: The Benghazi Pasta Factory aims to reopen by…

NOC discusses production increase plans with Equinor and Suncor Energy

NOC discusses production increase plans with Equinor and Suncor Energy

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 October 2019: Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) discussed its…

Philippines gives vote of confidence to working conditions in Sirte Oil

Philippines gives vote of confidence to working conditions in Sirte Oil

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 October 2019: The Ambassador of the Philippines to Libya, Elmer…

Sug Juma Municipality invites offers for eco-friendly waste incinerators

Sug Juma Municipality invites offers for eco-friendly waste incinerators

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 October 2019: The Municipality of Sug Juma invited companies to…

Libya’s oil revenues up and state spending down for 2019 first three quarters – despite ongoing war

Libya’s oil revenues up and state spending down for 2019 first three quarters – despite ongoing war

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 October 2019: Libya’s oil revenues increased and the state’s total…

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