USLBA Holiday Reception 2023

On December 12, the US-Libya Business Association (USLBA) held its much-anticipated annual Holiday Reception at the Army Navy Club in Washington, DC. This year’s event was marked by illuminating keynote addresses from Jeff Hulse, the State Department’s Deputy Director of the Office of North African Affairs, and Libya’s Chargé d’affaires, Fadil Sanusi Omar. Their speeches, rich in insights, significantly deepened our understanding of the evolving US-Libya relationship, highlighting both challenges and opportunities.

We were honored to host an array of distinguished guests, including experts from academia, the US government, and leading figures from the private sector. Their diverse perspectives and discussions contributed immensely to the evening’s success, fostering an environment of thoughtful dialogue and mutual learning.

Their steadfast support, extending beyond financial contributions, reflects a profound commitment to the ideals of collaboration and mutual growth. Their engagement was instrumental in bringing our vision for this event to life.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who participated, making this event not just a gathering, but a celebration of shared goals and aspirations. As we look forward to 2024, we are more committed than ever to strengthening and advancing the US-Libya economic cooperation, building on the foundations laid by our partners and supporters at this memorable event.

USLBA Hosts Meeting with High State Council Chairman Mohammed Takala

On Nov 15, the US-Libya Business Association (USLBA) conducted a fruitful meeting with Chairman Mohammed Takala and esteemed delegates from the High State Council. This high-level dialogue focused on the critical role of American enterprises in Libya’s economic landscape and the exploration of Libya’s potential in the green energy sector.

The discussions highlighted the mutual benefits of American involvement in Libya’s economic development, particularly in leveraging Libya’s potential as a hub for sustainable energy. The USLBA is committed to facilitating this collaboration, which is poised to contribute significantly to economic growth and sustainability in both nations.

We anticipate a strong partnership ahead, driven by shared goals of innovation, economic progress, and environmental responsibility.

USLBA Partners with ECP to support Libya Energy & Economic Summit

On January 13-14, 2024, Energy Capital & Power (ECP) will host the Libya Energy & Economic Summit in Tripoli, Libya at the Rixos Convention Centre. USLBA is pleased to announce that our organization will join as a partner for this event.

The Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2023 promises to be an event of significance, following the successful summit in 2021. It marks a continuous international collaboration in Libya’s energy sector. The Office of the Prime Minister of Libya has granted an official endorsement of the event that seeks to drive foreign capital, technology, and expertise into the country’s energy sector, harnessing sectoral revitalization as a catalyst for broader social and economic growth.

Event organizer ECP is working closely with Libya’s Ministry of Oil and Gas, the National Oil Corporation, along with leading international oil companies and international service firms that have expressed a commitment to Libya’s growth.

USLBA Hosts CBL Governor HE Saddek ElKaber

Today, the US-Libya Business Association (USLBA) had a fruitful dialogue with Libya’s Central Bank Governor, His Excellency Saddek ElKaber. We commend his efforts in enhancing transparency and ease of business in Libya, crucial for a prosperous business environment. We were also enlightened about Libya’s strategic plan to augment clean energy production and diversify its economy, marking a promising path for Libya’s future. The USLBA remains dedicated to fortifying US-Libya economic ties and supporting Libya’s growth journey.