Libya asked to pay back loan

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

A pri­vate Qatari bank re­quested the Cen­tral Bank of Libya to pay back a loan of $100 mil­lion bor­rowed dur­ing the 2011 Libyan civil war, a se­nior bank of­fi­cial has said. The loan with no in­ter­est rate was of­fered to the Libyan Na­tional Tran­si­tional Coun­cil, the force that over­threw Muam­mar Gad­hafi, said Mas­bah Akkari from the In­ter­na­tional Bank of Qatar. Akkari said the cap­i­tal Doha de­manded his bank re­turn the money within two days with­out any no­tice ear­lier.

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