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UK shows Continued Support to Libyan People

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt (pictured), is on a two-day visit to Libya to strengthen UK relations with the new Libyan government. Whilst in Libya the Minister will offer continued support to the Libyan people as they build a new future after Qadhafi. Speaking from Tripoli, Mr Burt said: “I am delighted to be back […]

Truth and Reconciliation Conference Opens in Tripoli

A conference on truth-seeking and reconciliation in Libya opened in Tripoli today, bringing together Libyan officials and activists as well as experts from both Libya and abroad. The two-day conference, “Truth and Reconciliation in Libya: the Way Forward”, was organized by the Fact-Finding and Reconciliation Commission and the Human Rights Committee of the General National […]

Weekly Security Update

Political On 7 December, the Libya Herald reported that the Tripoli Local Council (TLC) elections had been officially delayed until a local administration law comes into effect. New elections will be held in all towns and cities for local and area councils once the law is passed. The Libya Herald reported that the integrity committee […]

UNESCO supports Libyan Heritage with $2m Project

Libya Herald reports that UNESCO is to provide $2.26 million, in conjunction with the Libyan and Italian governments, for a two-year project to conserve historic sites, establish conservation laboratories and train more security staff to protect the country’s treasures. Roni Amelan, spokesman for UNESCO, told the news agency that projects would focus on training heritage […]

Supply & Installation of Evacuation Siren at Mellitah

The Mellitah Oil & Gas Company intends to issue the below tender and wishes to invite for pre-qualification interested, experienced and reputable contractors specialized in providing similar services. The pre-qualification submission will be evaluated to establish the Bidder List for the tender: TENDER NO. (709) Supply and Installation of Overall Evacuation Siren System at Mellitah […]

Weekly Security Update

Political The Libyan daily Al Manara wrote on 27 November that the Integrity Committee tasked with reviewing Prime Minister Ali Zidan’s cabinet has approved the remaining 24 ministers.  Zidan still needs to appoint a minister to lead the Ministry for Martyrs and Missing Persons after his nominee stepped down before review by the integrity committee.  […]

UK will Not seek Compensation for £200m Libya Intervention

The British Government has said that it will not seek to recover the £199 million cost of last year’s intervention in Libya. In response to a question in parliament from the MP David Ruffley, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence, Dr Andrew Murrison (pictured), stated: "It is important to emphasise that Libya’s security is […]

Weekly Security Update

Political The Libya Herald wrote on 24 November that more than four-fifths of Libyans want the committee tasked with drafting the constitution to be elected by the public, as opposed to appointment by the National Assembly.  The report cited a poll on the social media web-page of former Prime Minister-elect Mustafa Abu Shagur. On 25 […]