Tripoli, 1 October 2013:
Recognising the important role the Libyan private sector has in developing the country’s economy, the upcoming trade mission . . .[restrict]led by the UK’s Middle East Association (MEA) will have a strong focus on private sector engagement.
The programme running from Sunday 6 October to Thursday 10 October will include a visit to Misrata, a meeting with members of the Libyan Businessmen’s Council and an open B2B Business Networking Reception at the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli on 7 October. The B2B session which runs from 15:00 – 18:00 is open to all Libyan businesses interested in meeting with the MEA representative and mission delegates.
With over 350 members the MEA is the UK’s premier business forum for promoting trade and relations with the Middle East and North Africa. This mission which will be the association’s fourth to visit Libya in nine months is made up of leading British companies across a range of sectors including pharmaceuticals, education and training, and construction.
Enthusiastic about the prospects for new business in Libya, the head of Projects & Government Relations at MEA, Mélusine de Chazal, who will be leading the mission said: “There is a high level of interest from British companies in exploring the opportunities in Libya, and enormous potential for them to work in partnership with Libyan companies to develop the country’s economy.”
The B2B networking session is open to all Libyan businesses. If you are interested in attending session at the Corinthia hotel on 7 October, please contact IE Consultancy on [email protected] / +218 (0) 91 320 55 68.
You can view a copy of the mission brochure with delegate profiles online at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/169812628/MEA-Multi-Sector-Trade-Mission-to-Libya-6-10-October-2013-English-Arabic [/restrict]