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‘‘Government of National Unity’’ unveils new emblem and confirms its official name

‘‘Government of National Unity’’ unveils new emblem and confirms its official name

By Sami Zaptia. London, 26 February 2021: At yesterday’s live press conference held by prime minister designate of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, the…

Prime minister designate Aldabaiba presents a ‘‘vision’’ of his government to parliament

Prime minister designate Aldabaiba presents a ‘‘vision’’ of his government to parliament

By Sami Zaptia. London, 25 February 2021: There was much disappointment as prime minister designate, Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, announced at a live press conference in Tripoli today that…

Malta to open Libya Consulate in weeks – visas, residency permits, flights, bank accounts, seized dinars discussed

Malta to open Libya Consulate in weeks – visas, residency permits, flights, bank accounts, seized dinars discussed

By Sami Zaptia. London, 25 February 2021: Malta’s Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, Evarist Bartolo, held what was reported to be a very positive conversation with the…

U.S. Embassy emphasizes importance of HoR convening to endorse GNU

U.S. Embassy emphasizes importance of HoR convening to endorse GNU

By Sami Zaptia. London, 25 February 2021: The U.S. Embassy reported yesterday that its Ambassador Richard Norland spoke with House of Representatives (HoR) Speaker Ageela Saleh yesterday to…

74 HoR members announce unconditional GNU support – in lieu of an announcement of a unified HoR meeting

74 HoR members announce unconditional GNU support – in lieu of an announcement of a unified HoR meeting

By Sami Zaptia. London, 25 February 2021: Seventy-four House of Representatives (HoR) members announced yesterday their unconditional support for the Government of National Unity. In their statement the…

Aldabaiba to present GNU for HoR endorsement today

Aldabaiba to present GNU for HoR endorsement today

By Sami Zaptia. London, 25 February 2021: The Media Office of the Government of National Unity (GNU) announced yesterday that prime minister designate, Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba will present…

Serraj government proposes further decentralization

Serraj government proposes further decentralization

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 February 2021: Plans for the administrative decentralisation of Libya were unveiled at a cabinet meeting of the Faiez Serraj government on 22 February.…

On Libyan Revolution’s 10th anniversary, authorities urged to guarantee press freedom

On Libyan Revolution’s 10th anniversary, authorities urged to guarantee press freedom

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 February 2021: On the 10th anniversary of Libya’s February 2011 revolution, the Libyan Organization for Independent Media (LOFIM), Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and…

Incumbent Libyan government congratulates NOC’s Sanalla for anti-corruption award, warns against politicizing NOC

Incumbent Libyan government congratulates NOC’s Sanalla for anti-corruption award, warns against politicizing NOC

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 February 2021: The outgoing Libyan Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord congratulated the Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa…

Tobruk HoR says the ‘‘5 Military Commission’’ says its ready to host reunified session in Sirte

Tobruk HoR says the ‘‘5 Military Commission’’ says its ready to host reunified session in Sirte

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 February 2021: Libya’s Tobruk based parliament, the House of Representatives (HoR), reported yesterday that it has received an official positive reply from the…

Libya Media Foundation head Baiyu rejects his suspension by Audit Bureau

Libya Media Foundation head Baiyu rejects his suspension by Audit Bureau

By Sami Zaptia. London, 23 February 2021: At a Tripoli press conference Sunday, the head of the Libyan Media Foundation, Mohamed Baiyu, declared the decision by the Tripoli…

As one deadline passes: HoR Tobruk starts preparations to hold session in Sirte to endorse new GNU

As one deadline passes: HoR Tobruk starts preparations to hold session in Sirte to endorse new GNU

By Sami Zaptia. London, 23 February 2021: The House of Representatives (HoR), the internationally recognized Libyan parliament headed by Ageela Saleh and based in Tobruk, has started preparations…

Benghazi seminar on the Libyan National Register as pioneering solution in activating new e-government administration

Benghazi seminar on the Libyan National Register as pioneering solution in activating new e-government administration

By Sami Zaptia. London, 23 February 2021: A scientific symposium on the Libyan National Register will be held in Benghazi on 27 February as a pioneering solution in…

Menfi vows to supply Coronavirus vaccine

Menfi vows to supply Coronavirus vaccine

By Sami Zaptia. London, 22 February 2021: The designated head of the Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Menfi, accompanied by the members of the Presidency Council, Musa Al-Koni and Abdulla…

New designate Libyan government heads meet in Tripoli to discuss GNU formation and HoR endorsement – met 5+5 JMC regarding unifying military

New designate Libyan government heads meet in Tripoli to discuss GNU formation and HoR endorsement – met 5+5 JMC regarding unifying military

By Sami Zaptia. London, 22 February 2021: The designated head of the Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Menfi, accompanied by the members of the Presidency Council, Musa Al-Koni and Abdulla…

Business

ESDF polyethylene pipes factory line reopened

ESDF polyethylene pipes factory line reopened

By Sami Zaptia. London, 26 February 2021: The state Economic and Social Development Fund (ESDF)…

Misrata Free Zone expanding cold storage site to hold 270 containers 

Misrata Free Zone expanding cold storage site to hold 270 containers 

By Sami Zaptia. London, 26 February 2021: Misrata Free Zone (MFZ) announced last week that…

Tripoli Chamber rejects Finance Minister’s defence of ECTN system

Tripoli Chamber rejects Finance Minister’s defence of ECTN system

By Sami Zaptia. London, 26 February 2021: The Tripoli Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture…

ESDF settles Malta debts of United Aviation Company planes to lift legal seizure

ESDF settles Malta debts of United Aviation Company planes to lift legal seizure

By Sami Zaptia.   London, 26 February 2021: The state Economic and Social Development Fund…

Misrata Free Zone new entrance project planned

Misrata Free Zone new entrance project planned

By Sami Zaptia. London, 26 February 2021: Misrata Free Zone (MFZ) yesterday announced a project…

Libyan Export Promotion Centre discusses with Italian Chamber export of olive oil, dates and tuna to Italy and Europe

Libyan Export Promotion Centre discusses with Italian Chamber export of olive oil, dates and tuna to Italy and Europe

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 February 2021: The Libyan Export Promotion Centre held a meeting…

CBL allows for opening of LCs for imports through land borders

CBL allows for opening of LCs for imports through land borders

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 February 2021: The Tripoli Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has…

LISCO and Turkish BLC sign MoU for development and maintenance

LISCO and Turkish BLC sign MoU for development and maintenance

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 February 2021: The Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO) today…

Libyan Airlines increased flights, destinations and aircraft augers well for normalization

Libyan Airlines increased flights, destinations and aircraft augers well for normalization

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 February 2021: Libyan Airlines announced that after the unification of…

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