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Give us our money, Libya tells the world – Air Malta resumes Tripoli flights

Lawrence Gonzi yesterday became the first Prime Minister to visit Tripoli and hold a bilateral meeting with his counterpart in Libya, Abdurrahim Khaled Abdulhafiz El-Keib. It is clear that the Libyan government’s main concern is the release of assets which are being held by numerous countries around the world, something which Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi […]

Jordan eyes key role in reconstruction of Libya

Jordan is interested to have a key role in the reconstruction of Libya, Industry and Trade Minister Sami Gammoh told reporters on Thursday. The Jordanian private sector can offer services and assistance in the fields of health, pharmaceuticals, food industries, education and universities, the minister said, indicating that Jordanian construction firms have the capabilities to […]

Libyan tankers sailing again after war, sanctions

About half of state-owned Libyan shipping firm’s 24-strong fleet of tankers is sailing again after months of paralysis due to sanctions and a freeze on assets belonging to the family of former leader Muammar Qaddafi, a company manager said. The General National Maritime Transport Company (GNMTC) was on US sanctions lists during the Libyan conflict, […]

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China says Libya ready to compensate Chinese companies

China said on Wednesday that Libya was ready to compensate Chinese companies, raising the possibility that Chinese businesses that suffered losses during the country’s unrest may receive some payment. China has limited investment in exploring and producing oil in Libya, and is instead focused on servicing the sector, but has significant construction contracts in the […]

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Korea pitches plans to rebuild Libya

The Korean government invited officials and business leaders from the Middle East and northern Africa to explain its plans to help reconstruct Libya a month after the death of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. About 50 government officials and business representatives from countries including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Libya will attend a […]

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