Tag Archives | United Kingdom

New Trade Missions to Libya

Libya Herald has reported on two trade missions to visit Libya: A British trade mission focusing on construction is visiting Tripoli from 18th to 21st of November. The mission consists of 16 companies specialising in architecture, logistics, concrete, engineering, consultancy, contracting, project management, steelwork, and drainage. Some of the companies are looking for local partners […]

Libyan Airlines Resumes Flights between Tripoli and London

Libyan Airlines will resumed flights between Tripoli International Airport and London Heathrow Airport to London. The return of the service comes after a suspension for more than one-and-a-half years due to the revolution of 17 February and as a result of the problems and losses incurred by the Libyan fleet. Two flights will be run […]

Remembrance Day in Tripoli

During his visit to Libya, Minister for International Security Strategy in the British Ministry of Defence, Dr Andrew Murrison, today marked Remembrance Day at the Commonwealth Cemetery in Tripoli. Remembrance Day is an annual day of reflection to remember those who fought and died during the First and Second World Wars, as well as those […]

Applications for Chevening Scholarships Open

The British Embassy in Libya has announce that applications for Chevening Scholarships are now open and will remain so until 2 January 2013. Chevening Scholarships are the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. They are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential and are usually for a one-year Master’s […]

UK Foreign Office Welcomes New Libyan Cabinet

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt has congratulated the new Ministers on their appointment and offered strong UK support. On 31 October the Libyan National Congress approved the proposed Cabinet presented by Prime Minister Zidan. Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt said: “I welcome the fact that last night Libya’s General National Congress approved the Cabinet that […]

UK: Libya Faces Challenges but has Real Opportunities

British Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt (pictured) has commented on the first anniversary of the Declaration of Liberation in Libya, in which the National Transitional Council formally announced the end of the Qadhafi regime. Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt said: “The Declaration of Liberation marked the end of a regime and conflict in which many […]

British Trade Mission Visiting Tripoli

The Middle East Association will be leading a high-profile Trade Mission to Libya from 2nd to 6th December, visiting Tripoli. Following the postponement of the MEA Trade Mission to Libya in September for security reasons following the sad deaths of four Americans, including the US Ambassador to Libya, the MEA is delighted to inform you […]

UK Experts Help Libya with IED Detection

A British team has completed repair work on specialist equipment to detect and dispose of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Libya, the British Embassy has said. “The team has been assisting the Libyan Government and the Ministry of Interior repair its specialist equipment so that it is better able to deal with a range of […]