Tag Archives | Misrata

Germany Funds Misrata De-Mining

The German government is to fund two international mine clearance teams to clear and secure an ammunition store in Misrata. Commissioned by the German Federal Foreign Office, the international NGO Handicap International will clear what was formerly a weapons and munitions storage bunker of remnants of war, and secure it. During the battles in Misrata, […]

Malta's MCAST to Open Campus in Misrata

The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is to open a new college in Misrata with the aim of offering students vocational training, Malta's Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi has announced. The Times of Libya reports that following a meeting with Libyan President Mohamed Magarief, an agreement had been reached in principle on setting […]

LISCO restarts steel production in Misrata

The Misrata-based Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO) has now resumed most of its steel production a year after it suspended operations, meaning a return to work for many of its 6,500 employees. Work has been going on since December to make essential repairs among the seven plants that were damaged by both shellfire and […]

Royal Jordanian launches third Libyan route

Royal Jordanian will start operating flights to Misrata starting on Saturday, amid high demand from Libyan passengers for the country's medical tourism sector. RJ president/CEO Hussein Dabbas said that the company's decision to open a third route between Jordan and Libya was due to high demand from passengers. The airline currently operates flights to Tripoli […]