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UK: Libya Faces Challenges but has Real Opportunities

British Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt (pictured) has commented on the first anniversary of the Declaration of Liberation in Libya, in which the National Transitional Council formally announced the end of the Qadhafi regime. Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt said: “The Declaration of Liberation marked the end of a regime and conflict in which many […]

UK Reopens Visa Service Centre in Libya

The UK will reopen its full visa service in Libya according to a government announcement on April 5, 2012. The government announced that the UK Visa Application Centre in Tripoli would be back in operation after being closed in February 2011. UK visa applicants from Libya now can apply for visas in Tripoli instead of […]

A new partnership between the UK and Libya

The Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt completed a three day visit to Libya on 8 December. This is the first visit by a UK Minister since the formation of the new Libyan Government.   During his visit he met the Libyan Foreign and Interior Ministers and discussed with them a […]