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Libya, Tunisia working on an agreement to cooperate in waste disposal

The Ministry of Local Government in the Government of National Unity announced, on Friday evening, that it was working on signing a joint bilateral cooperation agreement with Tunisia in the field of waste disposal.

Officials from the General Administration of Environmental Sanitation Affairs at the Ministry of Local Government met in Tunisia, with the Director of the Tunisian National Agency for Waste Management, the Director of the Municipal Support Program, and the accompanying team of the German Organization for Technical Cooperation (GIZ), according to a statement issued by the Libyan Ministry. 

Economy

Turkish company Tosyalı signs agreement to establish steel plant in Benghazi

Turkish steel conglomerate (Tosyalı) signed an agreement with the Libya United Steel Company for the Iron and Steel Industry (SULB) to establish a Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant in Benghazi, according to an Anadolu Agency report on last Thursday.

Tosyalı also said in a statement that it had started a new steel investment in Libya following its investments in the domestic markets of Algeria, Senegal, Angola and Spain.

As part of the agreement between Tosyalı and SULB, a new company called Tosyalı-SULB has been established in Benghazi, the report said.

Sports

Al-Nasr clinches Libyan Premier League title

Al-Nasr Football Club secured its third Libyan Premier League title after defeating Al-Madina 2-1 in the fourth round of the championship playoff, held in Italy.

With this victory, Al-Nasr accumulated 12 points, maintaining a perfect record in the playoff series. Al-Madina, meanwhile, remains at the bottom with just one point.

This triumph ensures Al-Nasr's participation in the CAF Champions League next season, where they will face Sudan's Al-Merrikh in the preliminary round. The first leg is scheduled between August 16-18, with the return leg from August 23-25.

Variety

Indonesia promotes tourism at Libyan conference

The Indonesian Embassy in Libya held a conference on Tuesday at the Andalus Hotel to promote Indonesia as a premier tourist destination. The event gathered representatives from companies, travel agencies, and media outlets.

Didi Al-Rifai, the Acting Chargé d'Affaires of the Indonesian Embassy, expressed his heartfelt thanks to all attendees. He emphasized the diverse tourist attractions Indonesia offers, including the vibrant capital Jakarta, the scenic island of Bali, the Ancol amusement park, the Safari Park Zoo, and many other breathtaking destinations.

Education

GNU announces academic calendar for 2024-2025

The Ministry of Education in the Government of National Unity has announced (GNU) the start of the new academic year 2024-2025 for primary and secondary education on September 1.

The announcement follows Minister of Education Musa Al-Maqrif's Decision No. (984) for 2024, published by the ministry on its official Facebook page.

The ministry also released a letter from the Director General of the Educational Curriculum and Research Center, which includes detailed schedules for study and exams for all educational levels (primary and secondary) for the upcoming academic year.

Health

PM Dbeibeh stresses urgency in public tender execution

Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh has emphasized the urgent need to implement all provisions of the public tender, focusing on direct contracts with pharmaceutical manufacturers and streamlining documentation processes to ensure timely completion.

During a meeting with Acting Health Minister Ramadan Abu Jinnah and key health and financial officials, Dbeibeh addressed the progress and challenges of the public tender and reiterated the importance of the national project, which has been stalled for years.

Opinions

The Economic Potential and Challenges of Libya

Libya, a North African nation endowed with vast natural resources, faces significant challenges and opportunities in its quest for economic stability and growth. This report delves into the country's current economic status, the controversial 179 billion dinar budget, and potential sectors for diversification.

 

The Economic Landscape of Libya

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Dbeibah receives AFRICOM Deputy Commander

The Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Minister of Defense Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, has received the Deputy Commander of the US Africa Command (AFRICOM), the

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