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Libya returnees get Tk 50,000 each

A total of 35,085 Libya returnees have received Tk 50,000 each in cash under the ‘workers rehabilitation project’ of the World Bank. “As per our target, all Libya returnees will get cash help. If anyone is dropped, they have been asked to communicate with the desk concerned along with valid documents,” Secretary of Expatriate Welfare […]

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Libya’s Waha Oil strike over as new chairman named

A strike at Libya oil producer Waha Oil, which pumped around around a quarter of pre-war output, has ended after workers’ demands for a new chairman were met, a workforce representative said on Monday. The oil and finance ministry had overturned an initial agreement to remove chairman Bashir Alashab, who workers accused of cooperating with […]

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Tunisians, Turks Can Enter Libya Without Visa

The head of the Libyan National Transitional Council, Mostafa Abdul Jalil has recently announced that  Tunisian and Turkish passport holders will be allowed to enter Libya without applying for a visa. However, other nationalities such as Algerians, Moroccans, Syrians, and many other African Nationalities; are not allowed to enter the country without a visa. Mr. […]

S. Korea to send more water engineers to Libya this month

A second batch of South Korean water engineers will leave for Libya later this month to help the war-torn nation restore its water supply services, a Seoul official said Friday. Water is still in short supply and security conditions in Libya have not fully stabilized although the country’s nine-month civil war ended last month with […]

Uncertain Libyan prospects

Some Egyptian contracting companies perceive the current Libyan market as the lifeline that will save them from the deep economic recession. The January revolution and associated instabilities caused by a security breakdown and labour protests have taken their toll on many activities, which in turn slowed economic growth rates down. However, Egyptian companies are not […]

Bangladesh Set to Repatriate 40,000 Workers Back to Libya

Following the installation of the new leadership in Libya, the Bangladeshi government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to send back to Libya the repatriated workers to the foreign companies they were employed with in Libya before the conflict that ousted former Libyan leader Muammar Al Qathafi. About 36,000 to 40,000 Bangladeshi migrant workers […]