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Libya Rises (Slightly!) in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Libya has improved its position in this year’s Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 133rd place out of the 149 countries measured, up from 136th last year. The index ranks countries according to its nine pillars of prosperity: Economic Quality, Business Environment, Governance, Personal Freedom, Social Capital, Safety and Security, Education, Health […]

Libya Stagnant in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Libya has made no improvement in this year’s Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 136th place out of the 149 countries measured. The index ranks countries according to its nine pillars of prosperity: Economic Quality, Business Environment, Governance, Personal Freedom, Social Capital, Safety and Security, Education, Health and Natural Environment. Despite Libya’s […]

Libya Again Ranks Second Last …

By John Lee. Libya has again been ranked in second-last place out of 189 countries in the World Bank‘s recent Doing Business 2016 report. Top of the list were Singapore, New Zealand and Denmark, with last place going to Eritrea, just behind Libya and South Sudan. The pace of business regulatory reforms picked up during […]

Libya Denies Immigration Agreement with Yemen

The Libyan Embassy in Yemen issued a statement denying media reports that an agreement had been signed between the embassy and Yemeni officials to regulate immigration between the two countries. But according to a report from Yemen Times, Abdulqadir Ayid, the first deputy minister of the Yemeni Expatriate Affairs Ministry, said: “It is true that […]

Yemen, Libya Strengthen Labour Ties

Yemen and Libya have agreed to form a joint committee to develop procedures for the exchange of labour between the two countries, reports Al Shorfa. The agreement came during a meeting between Yemeni Minister of Expatriate Affairs Mujahid al-Qahali and Ramadan Bazama, chargé d’affaires at the Libyan embassy in Sanaa. A Yemeni attaché for expatriates […]

Libya “Looking to Hire Yemeni Workers”

The Libyan embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, has reached agreement with the Yemeni Ministry of Expatriate Affairs to enable significant numbers of Yemenis to work in Libya, according to Libya Herald. News agency LANA says the Yemeni Expatriate Affairs Minister, Mujahid Al-Quhali, and the Libyan Ambassador in Sanaa, Ramadan Bazama, have agreed to set […]