By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 11 October 2013:
All in not just politics and security crisis management at cabinet meetings. The Libyan Horse . . .[restrict]Racing Authority has just been set up by the government to regulate the industry. Affiliated to the Ministry of Agriculture, it will operated independently.
Its activities will include horse breeding and the registering and recording of bloodstock pedigrees, training and licensing trainers, equine welfare and the organising of racing events in Libya and Libya’s participation in such events abroad.
It will also deal with any research and studies necessary to develop an equine export market as well as organising conferences and workshops in Libya on horse breeding and racing.
Under Cabinet issued Resolution No. 600 of 2013, issued on the 3 October 2013 the authority will be run by a chairman and four board members, appointed by the cabinet based on the recommendations of the Ministry of Agriculture. It will be partially state funded as well as being supported by income generated from its activities.
Based in Tripoli it will be able to open branches and offices anywhere in Libya with the Agriculture Ministry’s approval.