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Libya has “Huge Potential” – UK Investment Chief

Nick Baird (pictured), Chief Executive of United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI), has told Libya Herald that Libya is a priority target market for UK export growth: “It has huge potential, resources and entrepreneurial people. The 42 years of bad government under the previous regime have not fulfilled Libya’s development needs. “It has relied too […]

UK to Focus on Defence Sales to Libya

The Guardian reports that Britain is trying to boost sales of defence equipment to Libya by sending a Royal Navy warship to Tripoli in April to act as a “floating shop window” for security firms. Despite concerns among Libyan politicians and arms control campaigners, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has so far refused to disclose […]