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Lord Green: British business needs to be active and persistent in Libya

Minister for Trade and Investment Lord Green has advised UK firms to take a considered, strategic and active approach when it comes to doing business in Libya. He was speaking in London on Wednesday to over 500 businesses, largely small and medium-sized, at a conference on Rebuilding Libya. It was the third conference involving UK […]

Lord Green Speech – Rebuilding Libya: Opportunities for British Business

This page contains the text of a speech given by Stephen Green at the Rebuilding Libya: Opportunities for British Business event on 14 December 2011, organised by UK Trade & Investment, in conjunction with Libyan-British Business Council, British Expertise and the Middle East Association. Rebuilding Libya The UK is committed to helping the Transitional Government, and any […]

Libya air traffic controller strike snarls travel

Libya’s air traffic controllers staged a strike on Tuesday that affected flights in the capital and other cities, forcing one passenger plane to be diverted shortly before landing, aviation officials said. Air traffic controllers walked off their jobs on Tuesday morning because they were unhappy about the appointment of new management, an aviation source said. […]

Digicel, Part of Consortium to Take Over Libyan LAP GreenN

It emerged Friday that Digicel mobile group is now a part of a consortium proposing to pay $270 million (€204 million) for a majority stake in LAP GreenN, a mobile network owned by a Libyan state investment fund that was established in Africa in 2006. A report in The Irish Times indicated Saturday, that Centamon, […]

Finnish companies vying for new contracts in Libya

Libya, an oil-rich nation that recently got out of international isolation, is again hoping to attract Finnish companies to trade with the country. Paula Lehtomäki (Centre), Finland’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Development, is set to take representatives of more than 20 Finnish companies on an export promotion tour of Libya and Algeria during the weekend. […]