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Yorkshire Firms to Learn of Libyan Opportunities

Former UK Ambassador to Libya, Richard Northern (pictured), will present a talk entitled Rebuilding Libya: Prospects For Business to the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce in East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, later this month He will be joined by Alan Fraser, Africa and Middle East Specialist at risk management company AKE Group Ltd, for the World Trade […]

MEA Postpones Trade Mission to Libya

The Middle East Association’s trade mission to Tripoli, originally scheduled for 16th to 20th September, has been postponed. According to a statement on its website, the MEA is hoping to take the mission out in October and dates will announced soon. It is also planning on taking a mission to Libya in January.

Libyan Airlines Resumes Flights to Manchester

Libyan Airlines resumed flights between Tripoli and Manchester on Tuesday. Libya Herald reports that the flight, with 132 passengers aboard, was scheduled to arrive at 11.30 but landed at 14.10. It departed again for Tripoli at 15.52 hrs. There will be three flights a week, on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays; the Manchester area is said […]

UK Supports Women’s Empowerment in Libya

The British Embassy in Tripoli is pleased to be funding a 14-month project with DCA to support women’s empowerment in Libya. The project started in March 2012 and is scheduled to run until May 2013. It focuses on providing training and mentoring to Libyan civil society organisations wishing to promote women’s participation in the political […]

UK Visa Procedures will be Simplified “When Feasible”

The British government has said that it is prepared to simplify the visa process for Libyan citizens wishing to travel to the UK, when it is feasible. The statement from London made today to Libya Herald followed reports that Prime Minister Abdurrahim Al-Kib [Al-Keeb, Al-Keib] had reportedly approached the British Foreign Office, requesting simplification of […]