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Women and youth vital to Libya’s future: Pelosi

Libya must invest in education and include youth and women on the road to democracy, US congressional minority leader Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday during a visit to Tripoli. “Of special interest to us is the role that women and young people have played, are playing, and hopefully will play in the brilliant new democracy […]

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Libyan minister would like to see Turkish teachers, schools in his country

Libya’s minister of higher education said on Thursday he would welcome the establishment of Turkish schools in his country. Naim Ghariani, Libya’s minister of higher education, said his country would like to see the opening of Turkish schools and would welcome Turkish teachers and students. Encouraged by Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, Turkish entrepreneurs have […]

Libya seeks Jordan help in fighting ex-regime officials

Libya wants Amman to help fight remnants of slain dictator Muammar Qaddafi’s regime if found in Jordan, a government statement said on Wednesday as the two nations vowed to boost their ties. Libya is “looking forward for Jordanian help in fighting remnants of the old regime if they are found in Jordan,” the statement quoted […]

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 […]