A Business Delegation from the Libyan British Business Council  will visit Tripoli, Zliten and Misurata from 19-23 February 2024 as guests of the Libyan General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture.  The LBBC is grateful to British Arab Commercial Bank (BACB) and Bank ABC for their  generous support as Gold Sponsors of the business delegation.

Peter Millett, Chairman of the LBBC, will lead the delegation which also has the support of the British Embassy and the Department for Business and Trade.  During the visit the delegation will meet the National Oil Corporation, the Central Bank of Libya, the Misurata Free Zone, Chambers of Commerce, the Libyan Businessmen Council and other leading organisations and private companies in the three centres. .

On Wednesday, 21st February, the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) and BACB will welcome HE Mr Saddek Alkaber, Governor of the Central Bank of Libya, as keynote speaker at a Conference on Banking, Finance and Infrastructure to be held at the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli.

Mr Alkaber’s speech will be followed by a panel discussion on ‘Bridging the divide between Libya and the international financial market.   The panel will be chaired by Mr Salim Abukhzaam (BACB) and will include Dr Ali Mahmoud, Chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority, the Libyan Foreign Bank and Mr Ghassan Attiga (Bank ABC).  Delegates will have the opportunity to pose questions from the floor.

After a coffee break at 11.30, the conference will reconvene at 12.00 noon to discuss developments in the infrastructure sector.    The panel will include Eng Tahar Taiab, Vice Chairman of the Housing & Infrastructure Board (HIB), Dr Abdelsalam Alansari, Chairman of the Renewable Energy Authority of Libya (REAOL), and Dr Mohamed Tumi, Founding Partner of Tumi Law Firm.  The conference will conclude at 13.00 pm.




Notes for Editors:

  • The one day conference will form part of the programme for a business delegation to Libya organised by the LBBC and supported by the BACB, the delegation’s Gold Sponsor.  Delegates will be drawn from the LBBC’s member companies and will represent a range of sectors.  On this occasion, they will visit Tripoli, Zlitin and Misurata.
  • The LBBC is a non-political membership organisation established in 2004 to promote business and trade between the UK and Libya.  It provides business information to its 100+ British and Libyan member companies, organises networking events in the UK and business delegations to Libya (both Tripoli and Benghazi) and provides a range of services to its members.
  • British Arab Commercial Bank plc (BACB) is an international wholesale bank with over 50 years’ experience providing global transactional banking solutions to clients trading in and out of specialist markets..   It has offices in Abidjan, Algiers, and Tripoli as well as London, and it is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority
  • The CBL is Libya’s monetary authority.  It handles receipt and disbursement of the country’s oil and other revenues as well as certain other trade-related processes including letters of credit.  Divided for several years with a separate central bank based in Benghazi, a process of reunification began in 2023.

For further information contact: events@lbbc.org.uk