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Libya’s Buraq Air plans Takeover of Bosnia’s B&H

Libya’s Buraq Air is said to be the likeliest candidate to take over a 49% stake in the Bosnian-based B&H Airlines. Ex-Yu Aviation News reports that a contract will be drafted specifying the exact roles of each part owner so as to avoid a repeat of the failed Turkish Airlines partnership. Official talks with Buraq […]

Four Current Ministers to Keep Jobs in New Govt

Four existing ministers are to remain in the government of Mustafa Abushagur (pictured), pending approval by the National Congress, sources close to the prime minister-elect have told the Libya Herald. Those reported to be staying are: Electricity Minister, Awad Barasi; Communications Minister, Anwar Al-Fitouri; Oil Minister, Abdulrahman Ben Yezza; and, Education Minister, Suleiman Al-Sahli. According […]

Yorkshire Firms to Learn of Libyan Opportunities

Former UK Ambassador to Libya, Richard Northern (pictured), will present a talk entitled Rebuilding Libya: Prospects For Business to the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce in East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, later this month He will be joined by Alan Fraser, Africa and Middle East Specialist at risk management company AKE Group Ltd, for the World Trade […]

Business Risk Management in the MENA Region

The UK’s Middle East Association (MEA) will be hosting a business briefing on how companies can assess and mitigate risks to their operations, in the MENA region, on Tuesday 9th October at Bury House. The event will appeal to individuals keen to keep abreast of recent developments, as well as companies that either already have […]

Agility Logistics Targets Libyan Growth

Kuwait’s Agility Logistics intends to shif its emphasis from defence services to expanding markets services in MENA, according to the Chairman and Managing Director Tarek Sultan. Mr. Sultan told Reuters that the firm is conducting talks with the new governments in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya on increasing its presence and investments. The Agility Logistics Index […]

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