Tag Archives | Libyan British Business Council (LBBC)

NOC Meets Leading UK Companies

A high-level forum with leading British companies was held last week in Aberdeen, Scotland, in association with the Libyan-British Business Council (LBBC) and Oil and Gas UK. This conference was a continuation of the National Oil Corporation (NOC)’s ongoing efforts to encourage international investors and companies to return to Libya, to assist in the enhancement […]

NOC Delegation to Visit Scotland

Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), will visit Aberdeen from 8-9 May 2018, accompanied by the NOC Director of Training, the Chairmen of NOC oil and gas producing companies, and NOC Board members who studied in Scotland. The visit is organised by the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC), in association with Oil […]

UK Minister: “Consider Investing in Libya”

By Adam Nathan. Libya has seen “real progress” in the fight against terrorism as well as on key economic fronts, Tobias Ellwood MP, UK Minister for the Middle East and Africa, told a major investment event in London. Ellwood, who opened the Libya Reconstruction & Investment Forum at Lancaster House, highlighted three areas of progress: […]

LBBC calls for dedicated British Trade Envoy to Libya

By Adam Nathan. Sir Vincent Fean (pictured on right), Chairman of the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC), has called for the creation of a dedicated Trade Envoy to Libya. Britain currently has Sir Jeffrey Donaldson as UK Trade Envoy to Egypt and Dr Andrew Murrison as UK Trade Envoy to Morocco and Tunisia, but no […]

US Immigration Clampdown to Strengthen Libya-UK Cooperation

By John Lee. The Chairman of the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) has spoken out against the US clampdown on travel from Libya. In a statement on Sunday, Sir Vincent Fean said: “Donald Trump is making many deplorable mistakes. The Libyan British Business Council condemns this truly grave error, disrupting the lives of so many […]

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, […]

Sir Vincent Fean to Chair LBBC

By John Lee. Sir Dominic Asquith has stepped down as head of the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC), to take up a new role as the United Kingdom’s High Commissioner in New Delhi. He will be succeeded as Chairman by Sir Vincent Fean, who was Ambassador to Libya from 2006 to 2010, and who previously […]