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Jumhouria is the number one bank in Libya. The creation of Jumhouria Bank was the result of a merger between Al Ummah Bank and Jumhouria Bank. Today, the bank has a total capital of about LYD 1 billion and total assets for Continue
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07 August 2014 |
Peter Matay
About 60% of LAP's portfolio lies in Africa. "Being a future generation fund means that we invest for the long term; when we enter a region we remain there for a long time. We add value to the Continue
13 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
"Europeans would find no better place only an hour or an hour and a half away to come to than Libya," claims Anas M. Tarsin from Al Waddan Hotel in Tripoli. Continue
13 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
The oldest hotel in Libya had welcome many celebrities in the past, including Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, Mohammed Ali, Bob Hope or even Frank Sinatra. "No one was allowed in, Libyan or otherwise Continue
06 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
Afriqiyah Airways finally have the chance to be upgraded and become competitive as it is fully supported by Libyan Ministry of Transportation, other ministries and Libyan Prime Minister himself. Continue
01 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
"We are ready to provide whatever investors are looking for. The economical area is located in a city that enjoys all the economical advantages which attract investors, especially when it comes to Continue
01 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
Misurata Free Zone is comprised of two main sites that together cover an area of 3,539 hectares, which can be possibly expanded by another 20,000 Ha. Continue
01 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
Jamal A. El-Ghirani, Investment General Manager at Misurata Free Zone, talks about safety at Misurata Free Zone. Continue
01 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
There is a lot of demand for the investment within the free zone, mainly because of the benefits and privileges that Misurata Free Zone has to offer. Continue
18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Khaled Amr Algonsel, Managing Director of LAFICO, talks about LAFICO's portfolio and total assets. Continue
18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Khaled Amr Algonsel, Managing Director of LAFICO, talks about the return on investment and investment strategy for LAFICO. Continue
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21 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Dr. Nuri A. Berruien, Chairman of the Board of National Oil Corporation (NOC), discusses the future for National Oil Corporation, the largest oil company in Libya. With the fall of the Qaddafi Continue
21 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Dr. Nuri A. Berruien, Chairman of the Board of National Oil Corporation (NOC), talks about oil in Libya and oil production in Libya. According to Dr. Berruien, "National Oil Corporation has Continue
01 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
There is a lot of demand for the investment within the free zone, mainly because of the benefits and privileges that Misurata Free Zone has to offer. Continue
17 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Chairman of JOTUN Abdel Menem Abdel Aziz talks about doing business in Libya. He believes that the security worries are largely over-exaggerated and Libya is relatively safe for doing business. Continue
23 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Apart from the security issues, Khalil Masoud Mahfud, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tripoli Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, discusses some of the major challenges when doing Continue
18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed Maiteeg, General Manager of Thobacts Hotel and Managing Director of DAA Construction & Engineering, talks the development, strategy and vision for DAA Construction & Engineering and Continue
17 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Abdel Menem Abdel Aziz, Chairman of JOTUN, talks what makes JOTUN paints better. Continue
15 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Chairman of Libyan Iron & Steel Company (LISCO) Dr. Mohamed Abdulmalik Elfigih talks about the strategy and expansion plans for LISCO. Continue
15 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Chairman of Libyan Iron & Steel Company (LISCO) Dr. Mohamed Abdulmalik Elfigih discusses the outlook for the global steel industry, challenges and the role of LISCO in the reconstruction of Continue
15 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Chairman of Libyan Iron & Steel Company (LISCO) Dr. Mohamed Abdulmalik Elfigih discusses the business climate in Libya. Continue
23 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Apart from the security issues, Khalil Masoud Mahfud, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tripoli Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, discusses some of the major challenges when doing Continue
20 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Suleiman Ali Al-Taif Al-Fitur, Libyan Minister of Industry, answers the question about competitiveness of Libyan industry. According to the minister, "Libya can be a great competitor in heavy Continue
20 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Suleiman Ali Al-Taif Al-Fitur, Libyan Minister of Industry, talks about the role of industry in Libya. According to Al-Fitur, the new Libya recognizes the strategic importance of industry and plans Continue
13 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
"Europeans would find no better place only an hour or an hour and a half away to come to than Libya," claims Anas M. Tarsin from Al Waddan Hotel in Tripoli. Continue
13 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
The oldest hotel in Libya had welcome many celebrities in the past, including Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, Mohammed Ali, Bob Hope or even Frank Sinatra. "No one was allowed in, Libyan or otherwise Continue
18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed Maiteeg, General Manager of Thobacts Hotel and Managing Director of DAA Construction & Engineering, talks about the vision for Libya. Continue
27 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Bashir M. Elmadani, Managing Director of Libyan African Investment Company (LAICO) presence LAICO and its investments in Africa. Continue
22 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
In 2013 two major contracts for the modernization of the two mobile operators are signed. For Libyana the estimated costs of the upgrade is LYD 230-250 million and approximately the same amount for Continue
22 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Today the Libyan telecom space is operated by a state monopoly holding that has grip on voice, data and international gateway. Eng. Usama Siala, Minister of Communications and Informatics of Libya, Continue
22 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Eng. Usama Siala, Minister of Communications and Informatics of Libya, talks about the new telecommunication law and independent telecom regulatory authority. According to Siala, the priority of the Continue
21 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Abdulla A. Abouda, General Manager of ALMADAR Libya, discusses the corporate strategy and the CRS. Continue
21 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Abdulla A. Abouda, General Manager of ALMADAR Libya, discusses the telecom sector and the background. According to Abouda, Libyan telecom sector is still -- to large extent -- controlled by the Continue
18 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed Rajab, General Manager of Jumhouria Bank, shares his prediction for 2013-2014 banking sector. Jumhouria Bank, the largest bank in Libya, is expected to grow by 15% in 2013-2014. Continue
18 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed Rajab, General Manager of Jumhouria Bank, talks about money laundering prevention, regulations of the banking sector and safe transfers in Libya. Continue
18 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
One of the challenges in the banking sector in Libya is inadequate core banking system. The largest bank in Libya is trying to adopt and implement the latest core banking system to streamline the Continue
18 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
One of the main challenges in Libyan banking system is the banking infrastructure. For a country to effectively attract foreign investment and boost domestic economic growth, a sound banking Continue
17 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Privatization of the banking sector in Libya was limited to Sahara Bank and Wahda Bank - No3 and No4 bank in the country. The head of the largest bank in Libya discusses the outlook for Continue
17 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
One of the more challenging aspect of banking in Libya is the lack of adequate lending to the private sector. Moreover, with the Islamic banking reform (all banks in Libya must become Islamic by Continue
17 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed Rajab, General Manager of Jumhouria bank - the largest bank in Libya, discusses the liquidity issues in the banking system in Libya. Continue
17 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
The most important role of the banking sector is in Libya's reconstruction. Many banks are currently lending or granting facilities to the contractors that have contracts with the government for Continue
17 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Jumhouria is the number one bank in Libya. The creation of Jumhouria Bank was the result of a merger between Al Ummah Bank and Jumhouria Bank. Today, the bank has a total capital of about LYD 1 Continue
23 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Dr. Ahmed M. Karoud, General Manager of Libyan Stock Market, talks about foreign investment in Libyan stock exchange and challenges associated with investing in Libya. Continue
23 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Dr. Ahmed M. Karoud, General Manager of Libyan Stock Market, talks about the inception of the capital markets in Libya. The history of the stock exchange in Libya goes back to 2007 when a Continue
07 August 2014 |
Peter Matay
About 60% of LAP's portfolio lies in Africa. "Being a future generation fund means that we invest for the long term; when we enter a region we remain there for a long time. We add value to the Continue
01 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
"We are ready to provide whatever investors are looking for. The economical area is located in a city that enjoys all the economical advantages which attract investors, especially when it comes to Continue
01 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
Misurata Free Zone is comprised of two main sites that together cover an area of 3,539 hectares, which can be possibly expanded by another 20,000 Ha. Continue
01 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
Jamal A. El-Ghirani, Investment General Manager at Misurata Free Zone, talks about safety at Misurata Free Zone. Continue
01 August 2013 |
Ben Novak
There is a lot of demand for the investment within the free zone, mainly because of the benefits and privileges that Misurata Free Zone has to offer. Continue
18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Khaled Amr Algonsel, Managing Director of LAFICO, talks about LAFICO's portfolio and total assets. Continue
18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Khaled Amr Algonsel, Managing Director of LAFICO, talks about the return on investment and investment strategy for LAFICO. Continue
18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed A. Kashadah, Managing Director of Libya Africa Investment Portfolio (LAP), talks about the vision and strategy for one of the largest investment funds in Libya. Continue
18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed A. Kashadah, Managing Director of Libya Africa Investment Portfolio (LAP), talks about re-opening of LAP after the revolution. Continue
18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed A. Kashadah, Managing Director of Libya Africa Investment Portfolio (LAP), talks about political independence and transparency of LAP. Continue
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18 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed A. Kashadah, Managing Director of Libya Africa Investment Portfolio (LAP), talks about political independence and transparency of LAP. Continue
11 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
View an exclusive interview with Abdel-Qader Mohamed Ahmed Al-Ayib, Minister of Transportation. The minister is discussing the investment road-map and the vision for the ministry. Continue
11 July 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
View an exclusive interview with Abdel-Qader Mohamed Ahmed Al-Ayib, Minister of Transportation. The minister is discussing the current state of transportation sector in Libya. Continue
18 May 2013 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ahmed Rajab, General Manager of Jumhouria Bank, talks about money laundering prevention, regulations of the banking sector and safe transfers in Libya. Continue