Entries by Basit Igtet

Basit Igtet met with Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos

President Juan Manuel Santos met with delegates from the National Transitional Council of Libya. The delegation included Mr. Basit Igtet and Mr. Mustafa Abdul Jalil. The President, Manuel Santos stated that the Libyan people deserve a government that respects human rights, freedom and democratic values. Mr. Igtet shared the intent of the Council to protect […]

Basit Igtet met with Chairman Kang of the Knowledge Economy Committee, National Assembly of the Republic of Korea

Date: 25 October 2012 Basit Igtet intends to enable good relations between Libya and potential international investors. His discussion with Chairman Kang focused on how Libya and Korea could work together to strengthen Economic, Industry and Trade links. They agreed to explore potential avenues through infrastructure investment and partnerships in key economic areas; Korea could […]

Statement from Basit Igtet

Date: 16 November 2013 According to reports; the attacks on peaceful protestors in the Gargour area of Tripoli have left more than 40 innocent people dead and over 400 men and women of all ages wounded. These statistics fill me with sorrow. I send my condolences to the families of the victims – they are […]

‘North Korean’ Oil Cargo Ship

Date: 12 March 2014 The story of the alleged ‘North Korean’ Oil Cargo ship has been dominating both international and Libyan headlines. This ship appears to have changed allegiance several times in the past few weeks (in late February it flew a Liberian flag) and further investigation has revealed the owner of the vessel to […]

Abdul Basit Igtet to stand for the Presidency of Libya

Date: 09 April 2014 My main objective is that the Libyan people should build their future on the firm foundations of a well-functioning and prosperous country. I have come to the conclusion that the best way for me to bring that about is to stand as President once the new constitution is in place – […]