Tag Archives | Tunisia

Brainstorming Workshop at Ministry of Industry

On 24-25 October, a delegation of 20 representatives of the Libyan Ministry of Economy and Industry in charge of registering companies from across Libya attended a workshop organised by Expertise France to brainstorm about entrepreneurship activities, needs and challenges in the administration on the first day. The second day was dedicated to a visit to […]

Libya’s First Microcredit Agency Launched

Expertise France and the Government of the United Kingdom support the creation of the first microcredit agency in Libya Expertise France, the French technical assistance agency, in partnership with Assaray Trade and Investment Bank (ATIB), has launched the first microfinance institution in Libya – Namaa Tamweel. The €2-million project is financed by the UK government […]

NOC, Equinor, Suncor discuss Plans for Production Increases

By John Lee. Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), conducted a series of meetings in London to discuss recent oil and gas sector developments in Libya. Mr. Sanalla met with Mr. Joe Smargiassi, General Manager of Suncor Libya, to examine mechanisms to enhance cooperation. They focused on the activation of a Joint […]

LBBC to hold Conference in Tunis in November

The Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) has announced that it will be taking a business delegation to Tunis again this year – from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 November, 2019. This follows on from last year’s very successful trade and investment mission, when it took over 60 representatives from 36 member companies to Tunis to […]

Disseminating Entrepreneurship Culture among Libyan Youth

EU contributes to disseminating entrepreneurship culture among youth The closing ceremony of Janzour Coding Academy Training of Trainers (ToTs) was held in Expertise France office in Tunis. The ToTs were selected from Janzour Municipality employees and were trained for 8 weeks. The activity aimed at disseminating entrepreneurship culture among the youth in Libya, a component […]

US firm in discussions regarding Libyan Oil Fields

By John Lee. National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman, Mustafa Sanalla, met with Mr John W. Wallace, chairman and CEO of DeGolyer and MacNaughton, in Tunis. Also present were NOC board member for Exploration and Production, Abulgasem Shengheer, and Dr Khalifa Rajab Abdul Sadiq, chairman of the Management Committee of Zallaf Oil & Gas Exploration and […]

Tunisia on Edge as Libya’s Hifter Advances

By Amberin Zaman for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. On May 5, Tunisian security services in Ben Guerdane, on the Libyan border, said they stopped a vehicle carrying a group of Libyans attempting to cross the border into Libya, seizing around 370,000 […]

EU supports Women’s Participation in Local Govt

By John Lee. With the support of the European Union, the International Development Centre for Innovative Local Governance (CILG VNG International) organised in Tunis, Tunisia, a round table entitled “Women and Local Development in Libya and Tunisia: Participation, Leadership and Empowerment” in the presence of female mayors, elected female Libyan and Tunisian officials, International Civil […]