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Archive for March 22nd, 2013

Posted by On Mar - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

March 2013 Around the country people are today, Thursday, celebrating National Child’s Day, along with Mother’s Day, which shares the same date in Libya. In many households, presents will be given to mothers and there will be special family meals this evening. Organisations have also been holding special events. In Benghazi, Libyan Special Olympics, a group founded in 1998 to  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Mar - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

March 2013  A monthly family allowance payment of LD 100 for every child under 18 years of age has been approved by the General National Congress. Under Resolution No. 6 of 2013 the allowance, which is exempt from any deductions, will be paid as of 1 January 2013. The funds will be paid direct to the father. In the event  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Mar - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

March 2013  An Egyptian security official says a Libyan intelligence delegation has arrived in Egypt to negotiate the handover of wanted members of the former dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s regime. The official says the delegation that arrived on Thursday brought a new list of 88 names. The visit comes two days after Egyptian authorities arrested Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, a former top  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Mar - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

March 2013  Three of Col Muammar Gaddafi’s children and his widow have left Algeria, its ambassador to Libya has said. Aisha and Hannibal Gaddafi are wanted by Interpol following a request from the Libyan authorities, unlike a third child, Mohamed and his widow, Safia. Abdel-Hamid Bouzaher said the family had left “a long time ago” without giving further details. Earlier  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Mar - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

March 2013  The Ministry of Heath today, Thursday, signed MOUs with two Canadian healthcare organisations that are in Tripoli as part of a five-member healthcare delegation. The two organisations are the University Health Network (UHN) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The MOU signed by Dr Nizar Mahomed of Toronto Western Hospital, part of the UHN,  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Mar - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

March 2013  A second UK Information and Communications Technology (ICT) trade delegation will be in Tripoli next week, linking up nine UK-based technology companies with Libyan officials and senior business managers. Organised by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and Intellect, an association representing the UK’s technology sector, this second visit is a follow-up to last year’s ICT trade delegation. Technology  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Mar - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

March 2013  Arrests were made and weapons and alcohol seized last night in a series of raids on suspected criminal gangs across the capital, according to the Interior Ministry’s spokesperson, Magdy Alirfy. Tripoli’s Joint Security Force confiscated 40 bottles of alcohol along with car ownership booklets and identity documentation in a building alleged to be a criminal headquarters in the  [ Read More ]