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Libya, Algeria mend ties

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika met with National Transitional Council (NTC) chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil for the first time on Tuesday (November 15th), signalling a breakthrough in relations with the new Libya leadership. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Doha. "President Abdelaziz Bouteflika talked in a tripartite […]

Libya open for business but obstacles ahead

Within days, Prime Minister Abdurrahim El-Keib will name a new government that will have the tough task of asserting the National Transitional Council's (NTC) control of a fractured country, reviving the economy and introducing democracy. It will have to build institutions from scratch, sustain the revival of Libya's oil industry and disarm militias. Bringing unruly […]

Maltese company announces Libya exhibition programme for 2012‎

The Casapinta Design Group Ltd has announced the continuation of the following exhibition programme in Tripoli for 2012: • Infrastructure Libya 2012 – International Exhibition & Conference for Libya’s Rebuilding Programme www.infrastructurelibya.com • Oil & Gas Libya 2012 – International Exhibition & Conference for the Regeneration of Libya’s Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Sector www.oilandgaslibya.com These […]

Libya imposes visa requirement on Egyptians-agency

Libya has told Egyptians they will need visas to enter the country, Egypt's state news agency said on Wednesday, after Egypt imposed travel restrictions on Libyans during the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi. Egypt toughened its entry requirements after the rebellion broke out in eastern Libya in February and some Libyans tried to cross the border […]

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Finnish companies vying for new contracts in Libya

Libya, an oil-rich nation that recently got out of international isolation, is again hoping to attract Finnish companies to trade with the country. Paula Lehtomäki (Centre), Finland’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Development, is set to take representatives of more than 20 Finnish companies on an export promotion tour of Libya and Algeria during the weekend. […]