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Largest Indian Delegation Ever to Visit Libya

Indian ambassador Anil Trigunayat (pictured) has said that over 100 Indian companies are registered to participate in the Tripoli International Fair, making it the largest ever Indian delegation to visit Libya. According to a report from Libya Herald, "over 15" (sic) executives from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will also be visiting Libya between […]


Libya seeks Diplomatic Training from India

A four-member Libyan delegation, which returned from India, has shown interest in technical assistance and capacity building projects as well as training of Libyan diplomats in India, reports IANS. The delegation, led by Ambassador Mohamed Ali Zenati, visited India for the first director general-level foreign office consultations covering a wide range of issues. (Source: IANS)

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New Gas Discovery in Ghadames Basin

A new gas discovery has been made in the Ghadames Basin, with the drilling of the 96-1-1B well on Area 95/96. A statement by the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said drilling of the well resulted in a natural gas discovery. The Area 95/96 concession is owned jointly by Sonatrach, Oil India, and India Oil. The […]

India Offers Libya Help in Capacity-Building

Economy Minister Mustafa M. Abofamas [Mustafa Abu Vas, Mustafa Abu Fanas] met the Indian ambassador Anil Trigunayat (pictured) this week to discuss trade and commercial cooperation. According to a report from Libya Herald, the Indian ambassador revealed that trade has more than doubled to US$2 billion in 2013. He invited the Minister and Libyan companies […]


New Gas Discovery in Ghadames Basin

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and its operating partner, Sonatrach (SIPEX) Libya, together with Oil India and Indian Oil, have discovered gas at contract area 95/96 in the Ghadames Basin. The well is located approximately 800 km southwest of Tripoli and 120 km south of El-Wafa Field. The initial production test result from the Ordovician Mamouniyat Formation […]

India Offers to Help Build Agri Test Centre

India is offering to help set up a soil, water and tissue testing centre in Libya. Libya Herald reports that the project was discussed on Thursday at a meeting between the Indian Ambassador, Anil Trigunayat (pictured), and the Minister of Agriculture, Animal and Marine Wealth, Saleh Hamed Mahjoub. Libya suffered a major outbreak of foot-and-mouth […]


Indian School in Tripoli to Reopen

The Indian School in Tripoli is set to reopen in the first week of September, according to a report from Libya Herald. The school, which closed during the revolution, will serve 5-10 year olds, and is expected to accommodate between 50 and 100 pupils. Eight teachers are already in place but the school will be looking […]

Libya Beckons Indian Workers

India's Minister of State for External Affairs, E. Ahamed (pictured), has said that both President Mohammad Yousef Al-Magarief and Prime Minister Ali Zeidan told him that Libya welcomes back all Indians who fled due to the revolution. According to a report from The Hindu, about 18,000 Indians fled the country, and many are yet to […]