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Pure Technologies to resume Libya project, shares rise

Canada’s Pure Technologies Ltd said it will resume normal activities in Libya following receipt of a C$16 million payment from Man-Made River Authority, sending the infrastructure inspection company’s shares up 11 percent. Pure has an inspection and monitoring contract with the Man-Made River Authority, which supplies most of Libya’s drinking water. The payment constitutes 70 […]

Medical company strengthens its Libyan links with second contract

A NORTHERN Ireland medical supplies firm which has kept loyal ties to business contacts in Libya, despite ongoing conflict, has announced a second contract in the troubled country.CIGA Healthcare employs 15 people, making self-diagnostic kits, in Ballymena and gained its first contract in Libya in 2011 for its SureSign range, on sale in more than […]

Turkey ships 23 tons of humanitarian aid to Libya

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) sent 23 tons of humanitarian aid supplies to Libya on Friday. Mahmut Urhan, TİKA’S program coordinator for Libya, said the agency sent 23 tons of food and hygienic supplies to assist Libyan families in need as well as orphans and widows. “The supplies sent include diapers and food […]

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Finnish know-how sought in Libya rebuilding

Finnish experts will soon start working in Libya to help the country get back on its feet after the civil war. Libya needs support in areas including border control, healthcare and forensic medicine. Post-war Libya faces the challenge of rebuilding and providing services to its citizens. Finland is pitching in at Libya’s request for expert […]

Shinhan Engineering backs Korean doctors in Libya

Shinhan Engineering and Construction, a leading Korean builder, is financially backing a team of Korean doctors and other medical staff engaged in volunteer work in Libya, which is struggling to recover from a ravaging civil war. Shinhan’s team of medical workers arrived in the country on Feb. 19 and has begun examining and treating local […]

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Kuwait offers 54 ambulance, firefighting engines in aid to Libya

Upon instructions from His Highness the Amir of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait offered Sunday medical and relief aid to post-revolution North African Arab nation of Libya. The aid comprised 54 ambulances and firefighting and rescue vehicles. The aid was handed over to Libyan officials Sunday in a ceremony held here after the arrival […]

Jordan hospitals struggle with Libya patients

Jordan’s hospitals are struggling to cope with thousands of Libyans who were injured during the country’s uprising. Some of the Libyan patients are angry at the National Transitional Council, which is paying their medical bills, accusing them of failing to co-ordinate with the Jordanian authorities regarding their arrival. Many of them have made the long trip to Jordan for […]

The business outlook

When will be the best time for a multi-sector trade promotion mission from Britainto go to Libya? To find the answer to that question a small group from the Libyan British Business Council of which I am a deputy chairman spent last week in Libya, my own first visit since the revolution. My main impressions […]