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Libyan-Korean economic forum to be held in November

The Minister of Economy and Trade in the Government of National Unity, Mohammed Al-Huweij, discussed on Wednesday with the South Korean Ambassador to Libya the development of a mechanism to organize a Libyan-Korean economic forum in the capital, Tripoli, next November.

Major Korean companies, investors, and business owners in both countries are scheduled to participate under the supervision of the Ministry of Economy and Trade, according to a statement from the ministry.

Sports

Al-Nasser tops six-team group of Libyan Premier League

Al-Nasser won 2-0 against Al-Ahly Tripoli on Sunday as part of third round matches of the six-team group of Libyan Premier League, which is being held in Italy. 

Al-Nasser's win is the third in a row scoring 9 points and thus topping the group leaving Al-Ahly Tripoli behind it with 6 points. 

With three wins, Al-Nasser now needs one more win out of the two upcoming and final matches it will play in the six-team group against Al-Hilal and Al-Madina. 

Variety

GNU launches "Summer Days" festival in Tripoli

The Government of National Unity (GNU) has unveiled plans for the "Summer Days" festival, set to run for two consecutive months in the capital, Tripoli.

Mohamed Hammouda, the advisor to the Prime Minister and head of the festival's preparatory committee, shared details of the event in a video released on the "Hakomitna" platform. The festival will feature a wide range of cultural, entertainment, artistic, and sports activities, along with competitions and championships being organized for the first time in Libya. 

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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