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E-visas system for foreigners will be launched in mid-next March

The Government of National Unity (GNU) announced on Monday that the system for providing visas to foreigners electronically will be opened starting from mid-next March, in a step aimed at facilitating entry procedures for foreigners and visas for temporary tasks.

Government officials held a meeting to follow up on launching the visa system, where the government statement said that the meeting reviewed the system in its final form and approved it to start working on it after coordination between the Passports and Nationality Authority and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Economy

Economy Minister vows to provide facilitations for Serbian companies in Libyan market

The Minister of Economy and Trade of the Government of National Unity, Mohammed Al-Huweij, expressed the ministry’s readiness to provide possible facilitations to Serbian companies and investors to enter the Libyan market.

Al-Huweij met on Tuesday with Serbian Minister of Foreign and Interior Trade Tomislav Momirović on the sidelines of the 13th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization in the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement issued by the ministry.

Sports

Libya beats Uganda in AfroBasket qualifiers

The Libyan national basketball team defeated the Ugandan national team 71-59 on Sunday in the third qualifying round for AfroBasket 2025 after Libyans had the complete advantage over the course of the match and ended it with a deserved victory.

Variety

Murder of several men takes place in Abu Salim in Tripoli

Identical sources from the Abu Salim area in Tripoli said that 11 people, including brothers, were killed on Saturday night, in what appeared to be a targeted killing operation, while the victims were present in a vacation house in the Al-Hadba Project area of the Abu Salim municipality.

Some sources described what happened as a "massacre," while they did not determine the reason for committing this crime, as it was not possible to obtain official information. Libyan social media circulated conflicting information about the incident since Sunday morning.

Education

Libya launches Full-Day School Project for first time

The Ministry of Education and Technical Education announced on Tuesday the launch of the Full-Day School Project, a first for Libya. 

In its first phase, the project will target 12 model schools in different parts of the country.

Education Minister Musa Al-Maqrif said at a press conference that the initiative aims to provide 800 hours of instruction per year to 3,300 elementary school students.

The project will commence by targeting a sample of schools in Benghazi and Derna and later expand to include all schools in the country.

Health

Minister of Health confirms availability of oncology treatment drugs inside Libya

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health Ramadan Abu Janah has confirmed the availability of oncology treatment drugs inside the country.

This came during a meeting of the security committee charged with monitoring the health sector, which was chaired by the Minister of Health to follow up and address the obstacles facing the file of oncology patients.

Opinions

Fragile Hopes in a Tumultuous Libya: From Abu Salim's Tragedy to a Nation on the Brink

Introduction: In the labyrinth of Libya's ongoing turmoil, the fragility of security and the volatility of political dynamics are starkly revealed. Recent events have cast a shadow over Tripoli, unveiling the depth of the nation's distress. This article delves into these critical issues, from the massacre in Abu Salim to the fluctuating regional alliances, the uncertain political horizon, and the crumbling economy, as Libya approaches the crucial juncture of Ramadan.

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Oil spill at Zueitina Port contained

The Zueitina Oil Company announced on Monday that it had contained an oil spill at the Zueitina port on the Gulf of Sirte, 180 kilometers southwest of Benghazi.

Audit Bureau, USAID organize joint workshop

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