Executives Told To "Pack Suitcases" For Libyan Infrastructure Boom

Tripoli Airport and Misrata hospital are the first specific projects to be named, as western governments begin to release frozen assets to the National Transition Government (NTI) and international corporations spot an opportunity.

The UK Department of Trade and Investment is working with the NTI to find European firms and planners that can play a role in rebuilding Libyan Infrastructure. British defense secretary Philip Hammond last week urged executives to "pack their suitcases," and head for Libya.

Meanwhile, architects have warned the Libyan government not to give way to untrammeled.

Full Story: Gaddafi's Death Prompts Go-Ahead For Libyan Construction Projects

Comments

Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245

Essential Readings in Urban Planning

Planning on taking the AICP* Exam? Register for Planetizen's AICP * Exam Preparation Course to save $25.
Rome grey gold tie

Tie one on to celebrate your city!

Choose from over 20 styles imprinted with detailed city or transit maps.
$44.95

Stay thirsty, urbanists

These sturdy water bottles are eco-friendly and perfect for urbanists on the go.
$19.00