Taiwan May Re-Open Libya Office in 2013

Taiwan could reopen its representative office in Tripoli next year, reports CNA. But Lee Rem-loong, deputy director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Department of West Asian and African Affairs, also said that Taiwan has not yet formally contacted the Libyan government on the issue, due to the instability of Libya's new government. (Source: CNA)

Skills Shortage Delays Home Improvements

A lack of skilled tradesmen is said to be restricting business in Benghazi's construction sector, according to a report from Libya Herald. The general manager of Danube Libya, the UAE-based building supplies group, said he plans to start a marketing campaign to encourage more do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvements, and has also set up a customer […]

Harouge Pre-Qual Tender for Pest Control

Harouge Oil Operations has issued an open invitation for a pre-qualification tender for pest control services at Jofra, Ghani, Ennaga, Amal, and Ras Lanuf oil fields. The required information must be delivered between Sunday, 6/01/2013 to Thursday 10/01/2013, between 9:30 am and 12:00 pm to The Office of the Secretary of the Tender Committee, Room […]

Cornerstone Laid at $100m Naseem Towers

The Elhasa Company for General Contracting has laid the cornerstone for the Naseem Towers project in Benghazi. Situated in Jaliana, near the Seville Hotel, the scheme involves the construction on five 20-floor towers, at a total cost of an estimated $100 million. Spanish, Turkish and Tunisian companies are undertaking the construction, which should be completed within 24 […]

UAE-Libya Investment Forum

Libya's Minister of the Cconomy, Mustafa Abu Fanas, has announced a UAE-Libya Investment Conference, to be held on 21-22 March, 2013. He said that the Libya government will do all it can to facilitate investment from the UAE into Libya. The Libyan government is about to finish amendments of the investment law which will deal […]

Libya Rejects Appointment of Mauritanian Ambassador

Tripoli Post reports that the Libyan authorities have refused to accredit the new ambassador from Mauritania, claiming that he was loyal to the regime of the former dictator Muamar Ghaddafi. The Mauritanian government confirmed the Libyan action and renewed its request for acceptance of Hammoud Weld Abdi, but the Libyan government insisted that it would […]

Harouge Pre-Qual Tender for Catering Services

Harouge Oil Operations has issued an open invitation for a pre-qualification tender for catering services at Jofra, Ghani, Ennaga, Amal, and Ras Lanuf oil fields. The required information must be delivered between Sunday, 6/01/2013 to Thursday 10/01/2013, between 9:30 am and 12:00 pm to The Office of the Secretary of the Tender Committee, Room 541, […]

Gazprom Neft to Buy into El Fil Project

Russia's Gazprom Neft has sent Italian energy company ENI notification of intent to exercise an option for the purchase of a stake in the Libyan "Elephant" [El Fil, El Feel] oilfield. According to the report from RIA Novosti, the next phase of the project requires Gazprom to send equipment to the Libyan state-run National Oil […]