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Archive for February 6th, 2013

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Wednesday 6th February 2013 Siemens, the global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering operating in the energy, infrastructure, industry and healthcare sectors, has been awarded a series of contracts in Libya with a combined value of €100 million for the inspection, service, upgrade and maintenance of two existing power plants, ensuring reliable and efficient power supplies to the cities of  [ Read More ]

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Wednesday 6th February 2013 Eighty-five international companies have taken part in the textiles and clothing fair that has been opened Tuesday at the Tripoli International Fair grounds in downtown Tripoli. Textile and clothing companies from Italy, Turkey Tunisia, Egypt and other nationalities are among the major participants in the fair. The fair comes at a time as Libya adopts a free market  [ Read More ]

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February 2013 The UK has pledged $650,000 to the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) to help Libya find and name those who disappeared under the old regime. The funding followed through on a commitment UK Prime Minister David Cameron made during his visit to Tripoli last week, according to ICMP. “Cameron met Mervat Mhani of the Free Generation Movement  [ Read More ]

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February 2013 The Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow the State Department to transfer $1.1 billion to improve security at U.S. embassies overseas in the aftermath of the deadly assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya last September. By voice vote, the Senate passed the bipartisan measure that would give the department the authority to use surplus funds  [ Read More ]

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February 2013 Russian railway chiefs held several hours of talks in Tripoli this morning, aimed at resuming the stalled $4.5 billion project to link Benghazi and Sirte with a 554 km railway line. Russian officials were afterwards tight-lipped about what was the first face-to-face meeting with the Libyans, since the project was abandoned at the start of the revolution.  Of  [ Read More ]

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February 2013 The pressure of public opinion on Prime Minister Ali Zeidan and his government has increased recently. And as the demand by the general public for a better, speedier and more effective performance has increased, Zeidan and his Ministers have rightly made a point at successive press conferences of pointing out the fact that they have only been in  [ Read More ]

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February 2013  A Paris conference organised  for next week by the French government, will bring a Libyan delegation together with ministers from states that backed the revolution, to focus on security, justice and the rule of law in the country. The French government was this evening, Tuesday, not providing a final list of participants. However Britain, Qatar, the UAE and  [ Read More ]