Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

UN mission puts Libya crisis at the top of key issues at Munich Security Conference

  • 17 February 2019 - 19:17
UN mission puts Libya crisis at the top of key issues at Munich Security Conference

The UN Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salamé met with German state Secretary Walter Lindner on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. He briefed him on developments in the political situation in Libya, where Salamé...

Germany pledges 2.5 million euros to stabilization in Libya

  • 13 December 2018 - 15:45
Germany pledges 2.5 million euros to stabilization in Libya

During a ceremony that took place in Tripoli, His Excellency, the Ambassador of Germany to Libya, Mr. Oliver Owcza, and The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Libya Resident Representative, Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, signed an agreement to increase Germany's contribution to the Stabilization...

Germany to support Libya’s elections with 2 million euros

  • 16 September 2018 - 18:51
Germany to support Libya’s elections with 2 million euros

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya on Saturday revealed that Germany will provide 2 million euros (2.33 million U.S. dollars) to election programs in the country. The German contribution, announced by Ambassador of Germany to Libya Oliver Owcza, aims to assist Central...

Ambassadors of Germany, Finland and Georgia present credentials to Libyan government

  • 13 August 2018 - 20:33
Ambassadors of Germany, Finland and Georgia present credentials to Libyan government

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, received Monday the credentials of three new European ambassadors to Libya. The ambassadors of Finland, Germany, and Georgia presented their credentials at the Tripoli headquarters of the Presidential Council this morning as...

Germany knocked out of World Cup 2018 in first round

  • 27 June 2018 - 19:58
Germany knocked out of World Cup 2018 in first round

Holders Germany crashed out of the World Cup at the group stage on Wednesday in one of the biggest shocks in the tournament's history - failing to make it past the opening round for the first time since 1938. The four-time winners came to Russia as one of the favourites but became the...

Germany declares completion of destruction of Libya chemical weapons

  • 7 January 2018 - 10:51
Germany declares completion of destruction of Libya chemical weapons

Germany has completed the destruction of components from the chemicals weapons programme of the deceased Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi. The international community had feared that the 500 tons of chemicals could fall into the hands of "extremist groups or rogue states after Gaddafi was...

Siemens strikes €700 Million deal with Libya to build power plants

  • 11 December 2017 - 16:19
Siemens strikes €700 Million deal with Libya to build power plants

The German group Siemens says it has signed contracts worth 700 million Euros to build two gas-powered electricity stations in Libya. The plants, scheduled to be built in Misurata and Tripoli, will increase Libya’s power generation capabilities by about 1.3 gigawatts. The value of the...

Libya Central Bank’s Governor reviews economic entanglements with German, UK ambassadors

  • 11 December 2017 - 11:45
Libya Central Bank’s Governor reviews economic entanglements with German, UK ambassadors

The governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), Al-Sadiq Al-Kaber met on Sunday, with the United Kingdom ambassador to Libya, Peter Millett. Millett reiterated his country's support for CBL's efforts in the face of the economic crisis in Libya , calling for the necessary response to the...

Libya state-owned electricity company, Siemens sign agreement to build two power plants

  • 9 December 2017 - 10:50
Libya state-owned electricity company, Siemens sign agreement to build two power plants

The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL), has signed an agreement with Siemens, the German company, to set up two electricity plants in Tripoli and Misurata, on Thursday in Berlin. The ceremony was attended by the head of the Presidential Council (PC), Faiz Al-Sarraj, who arrived in...

German Foreign Ministry urges Libya to soften grip on NGOs work

  • 21 August 2017 - 09:28
German Foreign Ministry urges Libya to soften grip on NGOs work

German Foreign Ministry has urged the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) to allow the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to work off its territorial waters in order to be able to rescue illegal migrants in the Mediterranean. Germany's Foreign Ministry said in a statement cited by...