15 Jul 2004 - 13 Feb 2021
Thursday, 15 May, 2008, 17:16 ( 15:16 GMT )
Libyan Public Security apparatus declared that Libya is no longer responsible for protecting Italian coasts from illegal immigration unless a commitment is made by Italy to provide material support.
Three new ambassadors representing Chile, the Domincan Republic and the Vatican presented their credentials to Mr. Muftah Ka'aiba on Wednesday morning during a ceremony held in Tripoli.
The African Union (AU) on Wednesday urged all Zimbabwean parties to hold a free, transparent and non-violent presidential runoff.
Taking into consideration the high demand for cement in countries such as Libya and other Arab states, Gulf Finance House (GFA), the leading Islamic investment bank with a track record for innovation announced Tuesday plans to create CEMENA, which is set to become one of the largest cement companies in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Libyan population could increase from 5.3 million to 8 million in 2030, according to a survey conducted by the Libyan urban planning Office published by the Libyan paper "Oya" in its Wednesday issue.
Under the auspices of the GPC for Education and H. E. the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Bernd Westphal, the German School in Tripoli launched "The Big Camel Painting Competition" and provided various facilities for children to carry out their part in the competition.
Opinion: Creativity and Necessity: Not All Children Want to be Doctors and Engineers
By Zainab Al-Arabi
One day last summer, I discovered that my ten-year-old son had the potential to become a creative genius. I found him kneeling on the ground near a mound of clay he had dug out from a nearby hillside, to which he was busily adding water and punching into malleable elasticity. Bits of the reddish muck were in his hair and on his face, not that it bothered him.
Opinion: Libyan Electronic Services Website is Online, a Welcome Initiative, But…
By Sami Zaptia
Further to my March 2008 article (issue 189) entitled 'Special teams of 'mystery clients' to monitor the performance of government departments' in The Tripoli Post on the relative advancement of Dubai in the field of e-government and e-administration, it has been pointed out to me since that there is some progress in Libya on this front.
I was happy to see that the old high perimeter walls surrounding the Al Nasr Woods (Ghabat Al Nasr) were removed over the last few weeks to be replaced by half-height walls with metal railings. As a result of the woods becoming more transparent and inviting. I was tempted to take a jog within them recently for the very first time.
Secretary of Economy, Trade and Investment Ali Al-Isawi reiterated recently that Libya is strongly pursing an economic reform program and it would seek assistance from the World Bank in this regard, he also invited a team from “Doing Business” Report sponsored by the World Bank to visit the country.
Libya strongly criticized western countries whose envoys to the Security Council waked out of a meeting in which the Libyan representative compared the plight of Palestinians in Gaza to the Nazi concentration camps, saying it is unacceptable act and immoral to remain silent at what is happening in Gaza.
The African International Media Summit 2008 honored Libya's Nadia Murabet as a true example of the kind of extraordinary professionals in the African Diaspora community whose hearts and minds are focused on uplifting Africa and Africa's image worldwide.
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