By Sami Zaptia.
Tripoli, 10 December 2021:
The Governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), Saddek El-Kaber, and his accompanying delegation, met Sir David Ramsden, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England (BoE), at the BoE on Thursday in London.
The CBL reported that during the meeting, the BoE welcomed the developments presented by the CBL on its reunification project and expressed its will to provide assistance during the process.
The CBL also discussed its governance and transparency programmes and will to benefit from the experience of the BoE in this field.
Additionally, the BoE welcomed the CBL joining the Central Banks development programme that is run by the Bank of England.
On Wednesday, El-Kaber had met David Jones MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Libya. They had discussed efforts to unify the CBL, strengthening Libyan-British trade relations and encouraging the private sector to contribute to the development of the economy.
In a busy schedule, El-Kaber had also met the Board of Directors of the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) where they had discussed the importance of facilitating trade, developing the economy and the role the banking sector can play in supporting the return of British companies to Libya.