Six banks to vie for entry into Libya

The Central Bank of Libya, Tripoli

The Central Bank of Libya on Sunday revealed its shortlist of six foreign banks, two of which will become the first overseas lenders granted a licence to operate in the North African country in 40 years, local media reported.

The state-run Jamahiriya News Agency said HSBC, Standard Chartered, UniCredit Group, Emirates NBD, Qatar Islamic Bank and Mashreqbank had been invited to apply for two banking licenses to be issued by the central bank.

It added that the central bank had set 15 June as the d

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