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Libyan Investment Authority sues JPMorgan Chase

By John Lee. The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has reportedly filed a lawsuit in London against JPMorgan Chase and businessman Walid Al-Giahmi for what it says is “commercial fraud”. While the details of the case have not been disclosed, Bloomberg suggests that the case probably relates to transactions with Bear Stearns, which JPMorgan bought in […]

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

UN, Canada and UK mark the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action The Canadian Embassy hosted an event under the theme “Advancing Protection, Peace and Development” to celebrate the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. The event, organized in partnership with the United Nations Mine Action Service […]

Project to support access to Primary Health Services

UK Government and WHO in partnership with the Libyan Ministry of Health launch project to support access to primary health care services in Libya Primary Health Care (PHC) is the pillar of health systems, By providing access to quality preventive and curative care, strong PHC plays a critical role in preventing epidemics; improving women’s and […]

Fund Mgr Fighting to Keep $16m in Libyan Bonuses

By John Lee. Bloomberg reports that a London banker is in a legal fight with the firm he founded, accused of taking more than $16 million in “secret commissions” relating to the management of the Libyan Africa Investment Portfolio (LAIP). FM Capital Partners (FMCP) alleges that Frederic Marino and former Julius Baer banker Yoshiki Ohmura […]

Bomb-Disposal Personnel Graduate

More than 50 Libyan explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) personnel from the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior recently graduated from a training program to safely dispose of explosive hazards, including Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The US Embassy in Libya said in a statement that it is proud to support this training alongside generous funding […]

NOC Delegation to Visit Scotland

Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), will visit Aberdeen from 8-9 May 2018, accompanied by the NOC Director of Training, the Chairmen of NOC oil and gas producing companies, and NOC Board members who studied in Scotland. The visit is organised by the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC), in association with Oil […]