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EU Funds Training for Libyan Students

Libyan universities and Chambers of Commerce from 6 Libyan cities (Benghazi, Gharyan, Misrata, Sebha,Tripoli and Zintan) signed up for offering 30 hour Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development to Libyan students and young graduates with a business idea. This initiative is financed by the Delegation of the European Union to Libya and the French […]

Atshan Gas Field to supply Obari Power Plant

The Board of Directors of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) have approved Zallaf Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company’s plans to expedite exploration at the Atshan gas field (NC210 and NC151), with a view to supplying natural gas to the Obari power plant located some 170 kilometres away. A feasibility study to further develop […]

SFL hands over Sewage Trucks in Tripoli

Stabilization Facility for Libya hands over sewage suction trucks to 5 municipalities in Tripoli This week, the municipalities of Tajoura, Soq Aljomoia, Abu Slim, Ein Zara and Janzour in Greater Tripoli received five sewage suction trucks from the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL). Together with the General Water and Sewage Company, these municipalities will use […]

Investment Resumes in Libya

As central Tripoli comes under greater threat of devastation, other parts of the country appear to be attracting investment. Misrata, once known internationally for suffering a protracted siege in 2011 by Colonel Mu’ammar Qadhafi’s regime, is once again a bustling commercial centre. While Benghazi which, in the eyes of the US since 2012 has become […]

Libyan Cert in Entrepreneurship and Business Development

Libyan Chambers of Commerce and Universities create a joint certificate in entrepreneurship and business development In the framework of the Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEIDSE), a €7.6 million project funded by the European Union, co-funded with €1.050 by the French government and implemented by Expertise France, Libyan Universities and […]

EU supports Resilience across Libya

EU supports Resilience and Recovery in 36 Municipalities across Libya The Ministry of Local Governance, the European Union, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) agreed on 1st July at the Third Steering Committee of the “Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery” project to provide better services to six municipalities in Greater Tripoli (Hai […]

LISCO planning $1bn Tender

By John Lee. The Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO) is reportedly planning to announce a $1-billion tender next month to build two new plants. Chairman Mohamed al-Faqih also told Reuters that the company has started exporting to Algeria, and aims to increase production this year. For the new plants, al-Faqih said Lisco is targeting […]

Richard B. Norland to be US Ambassador to Libya

US President Donald Trump’s nominee for the position of Ambassador to Libya has addressed the US Senate confirmation hearing. Richard B. Norland (pictured), a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, has served as the Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff since 2016. He served twice […]