Below are the possibly 16 reasons why the international community connive to killed Libyan Leader, Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi, commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi.
1. There was no electricity bill in Libya, electricity was free for all its citizens during Gaddafi’s reign.
2. There was no interest on loans, banks in Libya were state-owned and loans were given to all its citizens at 0% interest by law.
3. Home 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 had died while he, his wife and his mother were still living in a tent during his reign.
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4. All newlyweds in Libya received 60,000 Dinar (US$ 50,000) from the government to buy their first apartment so to help start-up
5. Education and medical treatments were free in Libya. Before Gaddafi only 25% of Libyans are literate. During his reign, the figure was 83%.
6. If Libyans want to take up farming career, they received farmland, a farming house, equipment, seeds and livestock to kick-start their farms – all for free.
7. If Libyans couldn’t find the education or medical facilities they need in Libya, the government funds them to go abroad for it – not only free but they got US $2,300/month accommodation and car allowance.
8. In Libya during Gaddafi reign, if a Libyan buys a car, the government subsidised 50% of the price.
9. The price of petrol in Libya is $0. 14 per litre in Gaddafi time.
10. Libya had no external debt and its reserves amounted to $150 billion – now frozen globally.
11. If a Libyan was 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.
12. A portion of Libyan oil sales was, credited directly to the bank accounts of all Libyan citizens.
13. A mother who gave birth to a child received US $5,000
14. 40 loaves of bread in Libya cost $ 0.15 during Gaddafi’s reign.
15. 25% of Libyans had a university degree, during Gaddafi reign.
16. 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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