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Italian Embassy Reopens in Tripoli

Italy is reopen its embassy in Tripoli. In a statement on Monday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said: “After two years, Italy will again become operational in Libya with an ambassador scheduled to present letters of credence to the local government tomorrow. “The reopening of the embassy in Tripoli is a very important sign of friendship […]

Solar Power Installed in Tripoli Hospital

In a first for Libya, solar power panels have been installed at the Abu Sleem Accidents and Emergency hospital in the capital Tripoli, to offer steady electricity for the hospital’s Intensive Care unit. Similar installations will be offered to three other hospitals in Tripoli: Ali Omar Askar Neuro Surgery, Tripoli Medical Centre and Cordoba Centre […]

Head of World Customs Organization visited Tripoli

Libya Herald reports that the Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), Kunio Mikuriya, flew into Mitiga airport recently for talks with the Libya authorities based in Tripoli. He was met by the Director General of the Customs Department, Brigadier Mustafa Azzam Turjaman, and a number of heads of departments. According to a Presidency Council […]

Forum in Malta on Business Opportunities in Libya

Malta’s Economy Minister, Chris Cardona, has addressed a business networking forum jointly organized by the Libyan Africa Investment Portfolio (LAIP) and the Libyan Maltese Chamber of Commerce. According to a report from The Malta Independent, the Minister said: “[The Forum] is designed to promote commercial and business relationships amongst organisations and businesses around the Mediterranean region, […]

EU-Funded Project supports Sustainable Development in Libya

The official launch of the Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEIDSE) programme, implemented by Expertise France, took place in Tunis on Monday. This 4‐year programme funded by the European Union and France aims to promote the development of a dynamic and diversified micro, small and medium enterprises capable of creating […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016

Join the world in celebrating entrepreneurship this November 14-20, 2016. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to […]

Khoms Power Station Reopened; GNA “Snubbed”

Khoms power station has been reopened, according to a report from state news agency LANA. Two gas turbine units of 260-MW capacity each were started on Sunday and Monday. Libya Herald reports that, in a snub to the Presidency Council, deputy chairman Ahmed Maetig was turned away from the re-opening, while Rixos plot leader Khalifa […]

New Libya Entrepreneurship Programme Launched

ITC and Expertise France launch EU-funded Libya Entrepreneurship Programme The International Trade Centre (ITC) and Expertise France have just launched the Libya Entrepreneurship Programme. Financed by the European Union, the programme will provide six-week training courses for young and aspiring entrepreneurs in Libya through an online portal. With record high unemployment and a domestic economy […]