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Archive for February, 2013

Posted by On Feb - 28 - 2013 0 Comment

The Libyan Embassy – London  invites you to the premier of Rebels on the Bridge, the new film from Medyan Dairieh, about the conflicts in Libya and Syria. Saturday 2nd March 2013 19:00 – 21:30 Nadi Park Royal  260 Old Oak Common Lane, London, NW10 6DX The film aims to draw a comparison between the two conflicts through conversation and  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Feb - 28 - 2013 0 Comment

February 2013 Libya could generate approximately five times the amount of energy from solar power than it currently produces in crude oil, research by Nottingham Trent University shows. A study led by the university’s School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment found that the oil-rich nation could generate enough renewable power to meet its own demand and a “significant  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Feb - 28 - 2013 0 Comment

February 2013  Congress yesterday, Wednesday, published a law giving life pensions to Thuwar who are disabled as a result of being injured in the revolution. The disabled will be paid between LD 3,00 and LD 5,000 a month depending on their disability. They will also be provided with free medical insurance, vehicles and homes. Congress hopes the law, which was  [ Read More ]

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February 2013  Russia supports the goals of the new Libya, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said in a meeting today, Wednesday, with former Libyan post-revolution Prime Minister, Mahmoud Jibril. “Russia has reaffirmed its firm support for Libya’s sovereignty, independence and unity,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement released after the meeting, according to the Voice of Russia. The statement added  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Feb - 28 - 2013 0 Comment

February 2013  Libya will soon ask the U.N. Security Council to lift an embargo on arms imports to the North African state, the official news agency quoted Prime Minister Ali Zeidan as saying, despite the armed turmoil plaguing the country. The Security Council imposed the embargo at the start of the 2011 uprising to protect civilians during a conflict that later  [ Read More ]

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February 2013  The General National Congress is to set to vote on the LD 66 billion budget on Sunday, according to Congress members and officials. “The Finance Committee has already made its recommendations,” Congressman Abdullah Al Kabier told the Libya Herald, without stating what those recommendations were but adding that it was expected that the Bill before Congress would be debated  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Feb - 27 - 2013 0 Comment

February 2013  Government plans to ensure that people who fled their homes during or after the revolution, or were driven out, can return home are now the focus of efforts led by Deputy Prime Minister Awad Barasi. Today, Tuesday, he chaired a meeting on the issue attended by the Ministers of Justice, Finance and Social Affairs as well as the  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Feb - 26 - 2013 0 Comment

Tuesday 26th February 2013 Libya has every intention of fully respecting human rights in all their various forms, Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has told the UN’s Human Rights Council. Speaking yesterday, Monday, at its 22nd sessi0n in Geneva, the Prime Minister said that two years after the revolution the country was still hurting from the consequences of the Qaddafi dictatorship and  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Feb - 26 - 2013 0 Comment

February 2013 The British Middle East Association (MEA), supported by the United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI) is to lead a trade delegation to Tripoli from 3-8 March, 2013. The delegation consists of 16 companies in the engineering, education/training, security, pesticide, safety, consultancy, publishing, electrical, communications, banking/finance, recruitment, laboratory equipment, radio communications, and water/wastewater sectors. The MEA last led a 22  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Feb - 25 - 2013 0 Comment

Monday 25th February 2013  Former Polish Premier Jerzy Buzek, met today, Monday, with Prime Minister Ali Zeidan to discuss Libya’s democratic transition and help that the international community as well as the European Union could provide on building democratic institutions. Buzak, who between 2009 and January last year served as President of the European Parliament and is still a MEP,  [ Read More ]