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Archive for February 21st, 2013

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Thursday 21st February 2013  OMV, the Austrian energy group, said its revenues rose 25 per cent in 2012, after production in Libya resumed following a standstill during the uprising that led to the overthrow of dictator Muammer Gaddafi. Before the uprising, Libya accounted for about a 10th of OMV’s total production. However, between March and November 2011, the energy group’s production in  [ Read More ]

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Thursday 21st February 2013  The GNC has announced that it has referred the 2013 Budget to its Committees for further review. After review by the Finance Committee and brief discussion on the main floor on Tuesday, the GNC has decided to refer the Budget to its various specialized Committees to review and liaise with the various Ministries. The 2013 budget  [ Read More ]

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February 2013  Libya and the US are looking the possibility of American technical support for the Libyan Air Force. According to Ali Sheiki, spokesman for Chief of Staff General Yousef Mangoush, the issue was discussed yesterday, Tuesday, between Mangoush and the US Chargé d’Affaires, William Roebuck. The two looked at US technical support and maintenance for the Libyan Air Force,  [ Read More ]

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February 2013  Libya’s stalled railway projects may soon be resumed, following the government’s announcement of a railways implementation group. The General National Congress (GNC) has commissioned the Communications and Transportation Committee to choose a president and vice-president for the new railways implementation project. GNC spokesman Omar Hmaidan announced last night, Tuesday, that the committee would be inviting applications for the  [ Read More ]

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Thursday 21st February 2013  On Tuesday night about 3,000 cattle departed for Libya in the first live shipment of cattle to the country since it banned imports from the EU in 1996. Some 500 young bulls were loaded on the Al Mahmoud Express ship in Waterford port, joining 2,400 others loaded earlier in the week. The cattle were bought through  [ Read More ]

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February 2013  Lufthansa and subsidiary Austrian Airlines have resumed flights to Libya after a 15-day suspension. Lufthansa spokesman Aage Duenhaupt told the Libya Herald that, from today, the two airlines’ schedules to Libya “were back in the booking systems.” The German airline had previously said that the decision to cancel flights was because of the tense situation in the region and the  [ Read More ]