Archive | Education & Training

A follow-up business visit

This is just an update on my recent visit to Libya. I met the Ministry of Education officials again and received a warm reception.  The Head of Vocational Education colleges asked me to visit six colleges in the Tripoli area so I now have some ideas for him on prioritising recovery work and how it […]

International forum sees Malta as springboard for business in Libya

A New Libya Forum aimed to understand the current evolving change in Libya and provide the adequate direction for business is being held by Deloitte and EMCS on February 27 and 28. This is an international event bringing together international business delegates looking into Malta as a business springboard to Libya. Interest has already been […]

Overwhelming response for ME Arabic language course

The practical introductory course to the Arabic language sponsored by Malta Enterprise to assist those entrepreneurs carrying out their business activities in Arab speaking countries or interested in expanding their business activities in the region has been oversubscribed, prompting the Corporation to set up another class that will be held simultaneously. Classes will now go on […]

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The business outlook

When will be the best time for a multi-sector trade promotion mission from Britainto go to Libya? To find the answer to that question a small group from the Libyan British Business Council of which I am a deputy chairman spent last week in Libya, my own first visit since the revolution. My main impressions […]

Jordan to train 10,000 Libyan ex-rebels

Libya will send 10,000 former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi’s regime to Jordan for training in order to integrate them into the interior ministry, a senior official told AFP. The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding for the training of 10,000 “thuwar” (revolutionaries), ministry spokesman General Abdelmonem al-Tunsi said. As per the text […]

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UAE ready to help Libya with skills and knowledge

The UAE is willing to help the Libyan government in anyway that it can, with skills or transfer of knowledge, as well as encouraging businesses from the UAE to invest in Libya. “Libya at this stage is in need of many things, and the UAE has specific skills we can offer,” Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, […]

Libyan police forces to be trained in Turkish academies

Turkey has started negotiations with Libya to begin training the country’s police force, which is being rebuilt after Libya’s violent revolution that began in February 2011 and ended the 42-year dictatorship of Muammar Gaddafi. A delegation from the Turkish General Directorate of Security, headed by Deputy National Police Chief Ahmet Pek, traveled to the Libyan […]

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Libya’s government allocating $8 billion to reintegrate fighters into civil life

A Libyan government committee will help integrate former revolutionary fighters back into civilian life using $8 billion dollars allocated to it to get started, the committee head said Monday. Thousands of civilians took up arms against Moammar Gadhafi’s regime when protests took a violent turn in February. Disarming the militias have been a key struggle […]