On April 18th, Charge d’affaires Wafa Bughaighis welcomed at the Libyan embassy in Washington DC a high level delegation from the US – Libya Business Association (USLBA) led by its president Mr.Jason Pack. Representatives of major American companies such as Conoco, Hess and LMI were among the attendees. Mr. Karim Mezran from the Atlantic Council and Ambassador David Mack were also present. The group met with Dr. Taher al-Juhaimi the Libyan minister of planning. H.E. al-Juhaimi was in town to attend very important consultation at the IMF. This meeting comes in a crucial moment given the plight of the Libyan Economy.