Qaddafi’s Contributions for Libya

There is no electricity bill in Libya; electricity is free for all its citizens.

There is no interest on loans, banks in Libya are state-owned and loans given to all its citizens at 0% interest by law.

Home is considered a human right in Libya –Gaddafi vowed that his parents would not get a house until everyone in Libya had a home. Gaddafi’s father died without a home.

All newlyweds in Libya receive $60,000 Dinar (US$ 50,000 ) by the government to buy their first apartment to help them start up the family.

Education and medical treatments are free in Libya. Before Gaddafi only 25% of Libyans were literate. Today the figure is 83%.

Should Libyans want to take up farming career, they would receive farming land, a farming house, equipments, seeds and livestock to kick- start their farms – all for free.

If Libyans cannot find the education or medical facilities they need in Libya, the government funds them to go abroad for it – not only free but they get US $2, 300/mth accommodation and car allowance.

If a Libyan buys a car, the government subsidizes 50% of the price.

The price of petrol in Libya is $0. 14 per liter.

Libya has no external debt and its reserves amounting to $150 billion – now frozen globally.

If a Libyan is unable to get employment after graduation the state would pay the average salary of the profession as if he or she is employed until employment is found.

A portion of Libyan oil sale is, credited directly to the bank accounts of all Libyan citizens.

A mother who gives birth to a child receive US $5 ,000.

40 loaves of bread in Libya costs $ 0.15.

25% of Libyans have a university degree.

Gaddafi carried out the world’s largest irrigation project, known as the Great Man-Made River project, to make water readily available throughout the desert country.

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