Libya summit to explore new opportunities
Tripoli, October 28, 2012
An upcoming summit will explore newer avenues for growth and novel strategies for stability and economic excellence in Libya.
After obtaining freedom and democracy in their country, Libyans are now on the road to progression and prosperity. Libya already offers a wide range of opportunities to businesses and with this step; it has generated the potential to become a stable and thriving economy. Fleming Gulf Conferences has organized
The Libya Summit, from november 20 to 22 in Tripoli, will bring together business leaders, global policy makers, diplomats and other stakeholders of Libya on a single platform to explore enhanced opportunities for Libya as a thriving economy.
The summit, being orgnaised by Fleming Gulf Conferences, will see discussions on subjects such as the emerging trends in the Libyan economy, newer avenues for Libya, strategies to rebuild the economy, re-developing the healthcare and educational system and rebuilding the public and private sectors.
A special pre-conference session will be held on November 19, where Mathew VanDyke will share his experience story. US born VanDyke holds an MA degree in Security Studies and was a journalist and documentary film maker. He was captured, along with three Libyans, by Gaddafi’s forces in March 2011. After spending 166 days in solitary confinement he escaped prison in August 2011.VanDyke chose to return to the front lines of battle and remained in Libya until freedom was assured, only returning to the US in November 2011.
He is the author of an award-winning blog (The Freedom Fighter blog), writes for The Huffington Post, is a TV/radio commentator, documentary filmmaker, founder of the NGO - After the Revolution, and an advocate for freedom. His session will be followed by a networking and cocktail reception for all the delegates.
The keynote speech on November 20 will be presented by Dr Abdulmonem Alyaseer, member, General National Congress – Libya. Lionel C. Johnson, vice president - Middle East Affairs from US Chamber of Commerce will be presenting a special session on supporting Libyan-US relations. Vladislav Kulakovsky, project risk manager from Lukoil will throw some light on the role of foreign companies investing in restoring oil production. Panel discussions will centre on topics including transforming Libya as a model of stability and economic excellence’, rebuilding the strategies for conducive business and opportunities for the oil and gas sector.
Osama F Elguile, head of foreign affairs committee at the Ministry of Finance – Libya; Richard H Griffiths, president of American Chamber of Commerce in Libya; Khwaja Aftab Ahmed , director financial markets & PE funds for Europe, Central Asia & Mena at International Finance Corporation - World Bank Group; Princess Alia Al- Senussi, Art Patron, Libyan Heritage Trust, Global Heritage Fund; Ahmed Shebani, founder of Democratic Party of Libya; Obaibah Prof Dr S P Bindra, chief advisor & founder of Libyan Sustainable Business Council; Meb Somani, head of Oil & Gas Investments, Barclays Natural Resource Investments (Barclays Capital); Dr Filiz Katman, expert – BBC News and Dr Ahmed M Shembesh, founder of Libyan Foundation for Rehabilitation are some of the eminent speakers who will talk at the three-day summit. - TradeArabia News Service