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Libyan British Business Council mission to Tunis

LBBC Mission to Tunis, 22-24 October 2018 The Libyan British Business Council members’ mission to Tunis later this month offers an opportunity to generate increased Trade and Investment between our two countries. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeg will speak to the opening session of the 23 October Conference, addressing LBBC member companies and our Libyan […]

Air Partner Transports Equipment for Libyan Firm

Air Partner, the UK-based global aviation services group, recently completed a cargo flight to transport airport equipment from the Czech Republic to Libya on behalf of a Libyan logistics company. Air Partner received a request to charter 1100kgs of cargo from Czech airport Brno–Tuřany Airport to Al Abraq International Airport in the eastern part of […]

Eni, BP, NOC sign Deal to Resume Libyan Exploration

National Oil Corporation (NOC) Chairman, Mustafa Sanalla, BP Group Chief Executive, Bob Dudley, and Eni CEO, Claudio Descalzi, signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) in London today which will launch the process for Eni to acquire a 42.5% stake in BP’s Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement (EPSA) in Libya, with an aim to boost in-country […]

US, UK Support De-Mining in Sirte

The US Embassy in Libya and British Embassy in Libya have signed an agreement with DanChurchAid (DCA) to continue a critical demining project in Sirte. The United States will provide $1.5 million to this 16-month project to help the people of Sirte in their efforts to revive their city after Daesh occupation. (Source: US Embassy […]

Libyan Law Enforcement Officers complete Training in UK

By John Lee. Twenty law enforcement officers from across Libya have just completed their command and leadership training program with the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA). The NCA’s mission is to protect the public from the most serious organised crime, including the sexual exploitation of children, the smuggling of illegal firearms, cyber crime, human trafficking […]

UK-based Clothing Firm wins Libyan Orders

By John Lee. A UK-based clothing firm has won significant orders from Libya, according to a report from Manchester Evening News. Leisurewear International won large new export orders for its Minoti-branded children’s clothing range, including £1-million orders from new buyers in Libya and Algeria. Yamin Ibgui, financial director, Leisurewear International, said: “Without Barclays’ and UKEF’s […]

Int’l Condemnation of Attack on NOC HQ

By John Lee. There has been widespread international condemnation of Monday’s terrorist attack on the headquarters of the National Oil Company (NOC). The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said: “… the assault on the institution that is Libya’s primary source of national wealth is a blow against Libyans everywhere. The Mission calls on Libyans […]

US, UK, France, Italy joint Statement

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli that has caused many casualties and continues to endanger the lives of innocent civilians. We reiterate that the targeting of civilians and indiscriminate attacks are prohibited under International Humanitarian Law. These attempts […]