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Archive for April 16th, 2013

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April 2013  The UK’s Minister of State for International Development (DFID), Alan Duncan, has arrived in Tripoli. The Ministry is a major financial supporter of new social and economic projects around the world. The UK is one of the few countries that has not cut its aid budget during the recession. At an event this evening, Duncan said the visit  [ Read More ]

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April 2013  Representatives from 21 British universities arrived in Tripoli today looking at the possibilities of collaboration opportunities with Libyan universities and colleges as well as with ministries and related educational and training departments. The 35-person delegation will be Libya until Thursday.  Organised with the help of the British Council, it comprises two groups. One is focussing on Healthcare Training. This  [ Read More ]

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April 2013  In among a raft of issues raised by India’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, E. Ahamed in his talks with the Libyan government during his three-day visit, high on his agenda will have been outstanding payments to Indian firms for projects abandoned at the start of the revolution. Around 18,000 Indian citizens, including medical staff, teachers and other specialists  [ Read More ]

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April 2013  The first meeting of a socially conservative, young women’s group has said it wants to ensure the role of women in building Libya as an Islamic state. Meeting for the first time today at the Fahaty Hall in Tripoli’s Ben Ashur district, the Pen Movement drew together some 25 women, almost all dressed in black abayas, to discuss women’s rights from an Islamic perspective.  [ Read More ]