Tag Archives | Czech Republic

Czech Embassy in Tripoli to Close

By John Lee. The Czech Republic will reportedly close its embassy in Tripoli from 1st September. According to Radio Praha, the embassy has been operating from Tunis since April 2015, due to the security situation. It quotes the Czech Foreign Ministry as saying that it sees no immediate prospect of improvement in security. (Source: Radio […]

Air Partner Transports Equipment for Libyan Firm

Air Partner, the UK-based global aviation services group, recently completed a cargo flight to transport airport equipment from the Czech Republic to Libya on behalf of a Libyan logistics company. Air Partner received a request to charter 1100kgs of cargo from Czech airport Brno–Tuřany Airport to Al Abraq International Airport in the eastern part of […]

Czech Govt to increase Aid to Libyan Coast Guard

By John Lee. The Czech Prime Minister has told journalists that he would discuss increasing aid to the Libyan coast guard with the relevant ministers of his government. Bohuslav Sobotka (pictured) said the financial aid would be used for the protection of the external border, on which the Czech concept of fighting illegal migration is […]

Lasselsberger to Supply Tiles to Libya

Ceramic tiles maker Lasselsberger is to supply hectares of ceramic tiles to Libya, to be used to renovate buildings damaged during the Revolution, reports CTK. The company will supply about half a million square metres of ceramic tiles to Libya, which corresponds to 50 hectares of more than 60 football stadiums. Production of tiles destined […]

$52m Czech Deal with Libyan Military

Several Czech companies have negotiated a contract reported to be worth 1 billion Czech korunas ($52 million) to supply and modernise hundreds of amphibious armoured vehicles for the Libyan military. Among the firms that would benefit most from the contract are Excalibur Army, Tatra, VOP CZ; additionally STV Group and Zeveta Bojkovice could be involved […]

Judges Receive Training in Czech Republic

The Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic and the United Nations Development Programme in Libya (UNDP) recently organised a 5-day seminar for 11 Libyan judges and other judicial experts at the Judicial Academy of the Czech Republic in Kroměříž. The course on the Status of Judges, Management of Courts and Securing Human Rights during […]

EU Project Enhances Employability

The EU is funding a pilot project supporting vocational education and training in Libya. It aims to enhance the availability of qualified human resources based on the skills requirements of the labour market, and to strengthen institutional and social partner capacities accordingly. It is the first donor-funded intervention of its kind in Libya. The project […]