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UK Trade Mission visits AGOCO

By John Lee. A trade mission organised by the UK’s Middle East Association (MEA) has met with the senior management of Libya’s Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) in Benghazi, including Chairman Mohamed Shatwan. The meeting included discussions on environmental issues, training, the availability of UK visas, and the supply of materials and equipment. Among the […]

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 […]

‘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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MEA Trade Mission to Libya

The UK’s Middle East Association (MEA) will be leading a trade mission to Tripoli from 6th to 10th October. The MEA will be leading its fourth trade mission to Tripoli in nine months, and may include a trip to Misrata, as appetite from UK companies looking into the Libyan market grows. This mission will look […]

UK’s MEA Announces New Trade Mission

Despite localised incidents, business in Libya is gathering momentum as the country looks to appoint a new President and work on a new constitution. The UK’s Middle East Association (MEA) will be leading a trade mission to Tripoli from 6th – 10th October. The MEA will be leading its fourth trade mission to Tripoli in […]

Ambassadorial Lunch in honour of Michael Aron

The UK’s Middle East Association (MEA) will be hosting an Ambassadorial Lunch in honour of Michael Aron, HM Ambassador to Libya, on Monday 24th June, at Bury House. Michael Aron has been Ambassador to Libya since January after three months as Acting Head of Mission. He joined the FCO in 1984 after studying Arabic and […]

UK, Libya Multi-Sector Trade Mission

The UK’s Middle East Association (MEA) and British Expertise, supported by Montgomery, will lead a multi-sector trade mission to Tripoli with particular focus on energy and infrastructure during both the Infrastructure Libya and Oil & Gas Libya trade fairs. Delegates will receive a discounted rate to attend and exhibit. This will be an excellent opportunity […]