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Archive for April, 2013

Posted by On Apr - 30 - 2013 0 Comment

April 2013  Congress President Mohamed Magarief and Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdualaziz held talks this evening at Hisn Al Shomoukh, some 500 kilometres north west of Muscat, with Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman  on developing relations between the two Arab states. Magarief and Abdelaziz arrived in Oman on Saturday for a three-day visit, accompanied by the Minister of State for  [ Read More ]

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April 2013 The Prime Minister met this afternoon with the UK’s national Security Adviser Kim Darroch, currently in Tripoli, to discuss training and rehabilitation of young Libyans in the defence and security sectors. The meeting comes in the wake of international concern about security in Libya following last Tuesday’s bomb explosion at the French embassy. However, Darroch said his visit  [ Read More ]

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April 2013  The International Telecommunication and IT exhibition – ITEX – will be held at the Tripoli International Fair Ground, from 6 to 9 May. The exhibition has a number of leading companies showcasing their very latest Telecommunication and IT equipment, including Cisco, Huwaei, Vocalcom, Aetech, Eutelset, Delta, Rawafedh Libya, Giga, Hatef Libya, Thuraya Telecom, Aljeel Aljadeed, Masafa Telecom, Cynapsys,  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Apr - 29 - 2013 0 Comment

Monday 29th April 2012 The new Maltese Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, says he is looking to a new sort of relationship between Malta and Libya ­– one of partners who are also good friends and want to help each other. It is something he talked about before his country’s general elections last month. If his party were to win, he  [ Read More ]

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April 2013  Libya will soon start shipping oil to neighbouring Egypt on soft credit terms, two senior Libyan officials said, as Cairo struggles to pay for energy imports and avoid fuel shortages. The officials told Reuters that Tripoli would supply Cairo with $1.2 billion (775 million pounds) worth of crude at world prices but on interest free credit for a year,  [ Read More ]

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April 2013  The sixth Agro-Libya exhibition will open at Tripoli International Fairground next Monday, with over 100 Libyan and international stands covering aspects of food, fishing and agriculture. “Besides oil, Libya offers excellent fish, olives and also dates,” project manger for Agro-Libya, Rola Ajjawi, told the Libya Herald. She added that Libya’s pure land, uncontaminated by modern fertilisers, offered great potential for  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Apr - 26 - 2013 0 Comment

Friday 26th April 2013  The Libya Movie Awards kicked off on a high note last night, with traditional music and dancing in the aisles, and this was before a single film had been shown. Every seat in the Al-Mahari theatre was full when the audience, facing a screen expectantly, was surprised by four Libyan musicians emerging to wander through the  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Apr - 26 - 2013 0 Comment

April 2013  Thousands of people in Misrata turned out for celebrations on Wednesday, the second anniversary of the liberation of Tripoli Street. The event also drew people from all over Libya. Attending were Second Deputy Chairman of the General National Congress, Saleh Almkhozom, several Congress members of the General National Congress, the Minister for the Injured, Ramadan Ali Mansour Zarmuh,  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Apr - 26 - 2013 0 Comment

April 2013  Flicking through an old book about Libyan history he never imagined he could buy under Muammar Gaddafi, Ashraf Hussein points to a picture of Tripoli’s main square in the 1920s. “This is where we are standing now, Martyrs Square. Back then it was called Piazza Roma,” the 31-year old history masters student said, referring to Libya’s Italian colonial days.  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Apr - 26 - 2013 0 Comment

April 2013  A conference was held today at the Corinthia hotel on the role of the private sector in the development of the housing market. The conference was organized by BNP Parisbas Sahara bank and was supported by the Ministry of Housing and Utilities under the banner “The Future Vision for Supporting the Private Sector in Limiting the Housing Problem”.  [ Read More ]