Tag Archives | Tunisia

Russia to Reopen Libyan Embassy

On July 3, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with President of the Libyan House of Representatives Aguila Saleh Issa, who was in Moscow on a working visit at the invitation of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. During the conversation the parties had an in-depth discussion of the military-political […]

Can Tunisia stay out of Libya War?

By Mohamed Ali Ltifi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Tunisian President Kais Saied visited France June 22, in his first trip to Europe since his election in October 2019. Saied met with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee […]

US to Sending Military Trainers to Tunisia?

By Jared Szuba for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. US commander suggests sending military trainers to Tunisia after Russia sends aircraft to Libya The top US military commander for operations in Africa suggested sending US Army trainers to Tunisia in […]

Tunisian Company Joins LBBC

By John Lee. Tunisian-based NAME Logistics has joined the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC). Their representatives in EU, MENA region and Egypt arrange multimodal transport to Benghazi and Tripoli. They are currently moving all air cargo requirements UK/EU to Libya via AMM (Jordan) and CAI (Egypt) to Libya by air. Transit delivery time from departure […]

EU supports SMEs through Libyan Banks

EU supports small and medium-sized enterprises through Libyan banks Within the EU4PSL project, a meeting was held on 20 December to establish founding units to support SMEs through Libyan banks. It took place at Expertise France office in Tunisia, in the presence of Dr. Mukhtar Al-Tawil, director of banking supervision, and representatives of Libyan banks: […]

Brainstorming Workshop at Ministry of Industry

On 24-25 October, a delegation of 20 representatives of the Libyan Ministry of Economy and Industry in charge of registering companies from across Libya attended a workshop organised by Expertise France to brainstorm about entrepreneurship activities, needs and challenges in the administration on the first day. The second day was dedicated to a visit to […]

Libya's First Microcredit Agency Launched

Expertise France and the Government of the United Kingdom support the creation of the first microcredit agency in Libya Expertise France, the French technical assistance agency, in partnership with Assaray Trade and Investment Bank (ATIB), has launched the first microfinance institution in Libya – Namaa Tamweel. The €2-million project is financed by the UK government […]

NOC, Equinor, Suncor discuss Plans for Production Increases

By John Lee. Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), conducted a series of meetings in London to discuss recent oil and gas sector developments in Libya. Mr. Sanalla met with Mr. Joe Smargiassi, General Manager of Suncor Libya, to examine mechanisms to enhance cooperation. They focused on the activation of a Joint […]