News Roundup - Mon, Feb 06, 2017

News In Brief

News Roundup - Mon, Feb 06, 2017

February 06, 2017 - 17:15
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

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Head of gas and fuel crisis committee, Mild Al-Hajrasi, said Anwar Africa oil vessel arrived in Tripoli port bringing aboard 8.5 million liters of diesel fuel that will be distributed to gas stations in Tripoli and its suburbs to end the fuel shortage.

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Head of media office at the Misrata Airport, Sulaiman Al-Jahimi, said the first flight from Misrata to Malta took place on Sunday, saying that there will be two flights a week from Misrata to Malta.

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Overhauling sixth and seventh units at the western Tripoli power plant in Janzour has been halted, said GECOL, pointing out that the reasons behind the halt by the Swiss and Tunisian companies is the recent clashes in Janzour.

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General Authority of Exhibitions said the 45th Exhibition of the Tripoli International Fair will take place on April 2-12, 2017, calling on all businesspersons, companies and individuals to take part in the annual economic event.

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France has sent a shipment of medicines and medical aid to Benghazi Medical Center. This second delivery is carried out in partnership between the management staff of BMC and with the Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED), a French humanitarian NGO. The medical aid will be followed by the implementation of a training program in favor of the surgical teams of the BMC and other hospitals in Benghazi. This initiative is supported by France and by the European Union.

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Sources from the Libyan Football Federation (LFF) said the Libyan Soccer League 2016/2017 season will be kicked off in March after the LFF administrative elections end. The league is going to be divided into two groups – 14 teams in each group – competing home and away. The top teams on each group will then compete in a miniature league with the winner crowned with the title. 

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300 families returned to Neighborhood 700 in Sirte after passing the needed steps and procedures, an official from Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos said, adding that the rest of the families are finishing the procedures and then will be back to their houses.

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Italian vessel pumped fuel into Al-Khalij steam power plant in Sirte and then left the floating dock on Sunday. According to an official, the vessel took 76 hours to fill the power generators of the plant with 35.000 cubic meters of fuel to help alleviate the power outages.

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Administrative Control Authority ordered the arrested a number of high-profile officials temporarily for the greater good of the country, adding that they will be subject to the necessary legal actions and that it will keep fighting corruption and reserve the citizens’ sustenance.