The Libyan British Business Council
(LBBC), the leading trade association and membership organisation serving the UK-Libyan business community, has taken a high-level delegation of British business leaders to Tripoli to explore bilateral trade and investment opportunities in the 'New' Libya.
Lord Trefgarne, Chairman of the Libyan British Business Council
(LBBC), has insisted the money he actually received "barely covered expenses".
The peer, who headed the Libyan British Business Council
, said they were each owed half of pounds 940,000 due.
Responding to criticism over Britain's commercial interests with the country, Libyan British Business Council
director general Robin Lamb said: "We don't decide between countries we trade with on the basis of whether they are nice or not.
Libyan British Business Council
chairman Lord Trefgarne denied that
Namely, he is the chairman of the Libyan British Business Council
(LBBC), an organization established in 2004 that describes itself as a group that "promotes business relations and commercial activity between the British and Libyan business communities." Furthermore, the organization's website boasts that "we work with and enjoy the support of both the U.K.
The conference is being organised by the Middle East Association, with the support of UK Trade & Investment, the Libyan British Business Council
, the Tripoli Chamber of Commerce and the Libyan Businessmen's Council.
Commenting on the business relationship between Britain and Libya the director general of the Libyan British Business Council
Robin Lamb told The Tripoli Post that Libya has had a second remarkable year.
It has also emerged that Tory peer, Lord Trefgarne, lobbied the Salmond administration in the summer on behalf of Scottish oil and engineering companies in the Libyan British Business Council
Lord Trefgarne, chairman of the Libyan British Business Council
, wrote saying that the possibility of al-Megrahi dying in prison would have "serious implications for UK-Libyan relations".
Poorly-equipped hospitals and an exodus of doctors means those who can afford it often travel abroad for basic treatment.a "Libyans are becoming more self-confident and aware of what's going on in the world outside," said Oliver Miles, deputy chairman of the Libyan British Business Council
and a former UK ambassador to Tripoli.
of the Libyan British Business Council
established in 2004 to promote business relations and commercial activity between the British and Libyan business communities.