A report in the Bangladeshi press claims that some 200 Bangladeshi workers were expelled from Libya in late May after the authorities ruled that their visas were not genuine.
On 15 May a delegation of Italian union officials held meetings in Tripoli to mark the opening of an Italian labour union office in Libya.
The Philippines government has said that its nationals are now officially permitted to work in Libya, lifting a ban in place since February 2011.
The Libyan Minister of Labour and Rehabilitation, Mustafa Alrujbani, and his Sudanese counterpart Faraj Abdullah signed on 24 March a memorandum of understanding covering work and rehabilitation, education, healthcare, scientific research and investment.