Libya is located in the northern portion of the African continent. Compared with the other countries of the African Union, Libya (official name: Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) is considered as an “Upper Middle Income Economy” by the World Bank.
Geographically, it is surrounded by Mediterranean, Egypt, Sudan, Chad, Niger, Algeria and Tunisia from all sides. The capital of Libya, Tripoli, and it is the fourth largest country in Africa in terms of land area.
The Libyan economy depends primarily upon revenues from the oil sector, which contribute about 95% of export earnings, 25% of GDP, and 60% of public sector wages. Since the ending of the UN’s sanctions in 2003 , Libya has rejoined the international community and has been implementing measures to reform and open up its economy. US Federal Government re-assumes relationship with Libya in 2006. The three decade sanction almost halted economic activities and developmental projects in Libya. With foreign reserves estimated to be at US$ 405billion, Libya is now ready to be at par with other Middle Eastern – oil – producing – prosperous countries. Hence, Libya is aggressively exerting efforts to attract international companies and business organizations to invest in the country so that industries will be jump started. Most of the projects that these companies are involve with are in the construction and renovation of airports, buildings, hospitals, schools, railroads, roads and highways, oil and gas facilities, etc. With these projects, enormous manpower from all over the world are needed. Naturally, the world class reputation of Filipino workers makes them the preference of these companies. POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration) statistic shows that in years 2007 and 2008 alone, Filipino workers in Libya have grown at almost 30% year-to-year.
According to sources, expatriate workers represent an estimated fifth of the workforce of the country.
So, if you have a dream to work abroad as so many people and you are looking for a high-paying job, Libya could be your place. Libya is ready to step forward as a popular destination for Filipino manpower. And Libya will be the next country – destination for the workers of RRJM International Manpower Services, Inc.
Interested Filipino workers may post now their applications/detailed resumes at www.apply.rrjm.com.