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FAO inks two development agreements with Saudi Arabia, Libya

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) signed two agreements on Thursday worth a total of over USD 173 million with Saudi Arabia and Libya to bolster technical cooperation and support food security and the protection of natural resources in these nations. Saudi Arabia is to allocate USD 66.7 million to implement FAO’s technical assistance projects […]

Libya Business Briefing

The Libyan British Business Council and MEC International are jointly holding a Libya Briefing on Tuesday 29th May. The event is to be held at One Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7SH. Registration will be from 10.00 with proceedings from 10.30. There will be a number of expert presentations with questions and answers closing at about […]

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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 […]