Tag Archives | Zliten

New Gas-Fired Power Plant for Zliten

By John Lee. The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has reportedly announced plans to build a new gas-fired power plant in Zliten. According to Construction Review Online, the $134-million project will be completed within the next five months, and include the installation of four 41-MW turbines. More here. (Source: Construction Review Online)

EU strengthens Fisheries Industry in Libya

A group of officials and technical experts from a diverse set of Libya's leading coastal cities visited Galicia in mid-July on a study visit intended to advance the development of a local fisheries industry in Libya, complementing a project already launched with the support of the European Committee of the Regions and the Italian region […]

EU to Enhance Support to Libya on Health, Education

The European Union and the Libyan government agreed concrete steps to enhance cooperation on two priority sectors for the Libyan people, health and higher education, at a Libya-EU Interministerial Meeting on 5-6 April in Tunis. The meeting, co-chaired by EU Head of Delegation to Libya Bettina Muscheidt and Director for International Cooperation at the Libyan […]

Leading Smuggler Arrested

By John Lee. One of Libya's leading smugglers of alcohol and illegal migrants has reportedly been arrested in the Girgarish area of Tripoli. In a video confession, Ashraf Al-Zayet admitted said he cooperated with three other accomplices from Tajura, Zliten and Zuwara from whom he had received illegal migrants. He said he used to receive […]

Truck Bomb Kills Dozens

By John Lee. At least 47 people have been killed by a truck bomb targeting the al-Jahfal police training centre in Zliten, reports say. A spokesman for the Tripoli-based ministry of health told the BBC that 47 people were killed and more than 100 people were injured in the blast, which was reportedly heard 40 […]

Punj Lloyd in Massive Infrastructure Project

Indian engineer giant Punj Lloyd recently signed a half-billion dollar deal for large-scale infrastructure construction in Zliten. "We wish to inform that the company has been awarded a contract to design and construct infrastructure facilities of Zliten city (Libya)," Punj Lloyd said in a filling to the Bombay Stock Exchange. The company reported that the […]

Turkish Business Looks to Zliten

A business delegation from the Turkish city of Bursa was in Zliten this week to look at possible cooperation. The Mayor of Bursa, together with a representative of the Turkish Parliament and a member of the Turkish Chamber of Commerce and a number of Turkish investors met with Makhzoum Abu-Senina and Emhemed Ahmadi, members of […]

Deepwater Port to be Built in Zliten

Libya Herald reports that a new deepwater seaport is to be built at Zliten, despite being situated close to two existing deepwater facilities. The new port will cost of several hundred million dinars, and will be sited just 60 kilometres west of Misrata and 40 kilometres east of Khoms. The Minister of Communications and Transport, […]

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