Tag Archives | Libyan British Business Council (LBBC)

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 […]

‘Global interest in Libya Oil & Gas’ – NOC Chairman

Global Summits Organiser, IRN, recently held the 4th New Libya Oil & Gas Forum at the Tower Hotel in London on 19-21st October 2015. Hosted with the exclusive support of the National Oil Corporation (NOC Libya), the high-level meeting attracted more than 200 international oil and gas companies as well as a high level Libyan […]

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