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Libya “to Invest in Egyptian Stock Exchange”

Libyan authorities plan to begin investment in the Egyptian stock exchange, as part of a programme of measures to revive commercial relations between the two countries, reports Libya Herald. During the official visit to Egypt this week the Libyan delegation met with Osama Saleh, the Egyptian Minister for Investment, to discuss Libyan commercial interests in […]

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Libya, Tunisia and Egypt consider cancelling travel visas for citizens

Egypt, Tunisia and Libya will consider whether to allow citizens to travel among the three countries without the need for a visa. Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi is investigating the suggestion. This comes after Egyptian, Tunisian and Libyan foreign ministers issued what they call the “Cairo Declaration” on Sunday from Egypt’s foreign affairs ministry. The declaration […]

Libya asks Egypt for academics

The Libyan government has asked Egypt to provide Libyan universities with tutors in various disciplines. It is estimated that Libya’s universities require more than 1,000 extra teaching staff for the upcoming academic year. The request has been made within the framework of cooperation between the two countries. The academics would operate under the collective supervision […]

100 Egyptian Firms Competing for Libyan Business

The head of the Egyptian-Libyan Businessmen Committee, Mr. Nasser al-Bayan, has said that 100 Egyptian contracting companies are competing to win business in Libya. According to the report from Libya Business, businesses and investors are trying to win contracts for the provision of building materials as well as heavy building machinery. Mr. Bayan told al-Wadi […]

Egypt: Libya congratulates Egypt’s president-elect

Libya’s National Transition Council (NTC) President Mustapha Abdeljalil on Sunday sent a congratulatory message to Mr. Mohamed Morsi following his election as Egypt’s President. In the message, President Abdeljalil congratulated the Egyptian people on behalf of the NTC members as well as the Libyan government and people for the success of the electoral process and […]

Libyan minister promises streamlined procedures for Egypt expats

Libyan Labour Minister Mustafa Al-Regbany, currently on an official visit to Egypt, has promised to “give priority” to Egyptian workers wishing to work in the North African nation. In a press statement released following a meeting with Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal El-Ganzouri, Al-Regbany said he had agreed to streamline procedures for Egyptians hoping to obtain […]

Top Egyptian general to visit Libyan leaders

In his first major trip abroad as acting head of state, Egypt’s top general is scheduled to fly to Libya on Monday for talks with interim leaders there on the cross-border flow of weapons and the return of Egyptian laborers who fled by the thousands during the Libyan revolution. Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi’s expected […]