1. There is no electricity bill in Libya; electricity is free for all
2. There is no interest on loans, banks in Libya are state-owned and
loans 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 has died while him, his wife and his mother are still
living in a tent.
4. All newlyweds in Libya receive $60,000 Dinar (US$50,000) by the
government to buy their first apartment so to help start up the family.
Traditional wedding in Tripoli, Libya
5. Education and medical treatments are free in Libya. Before Gaddafi
only 25% of Libyans are literate. Today the figure is 83%.
6. 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.
7. 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/month accommodation and car allowance.
8. In Libyan, if a Libyan buys a car, the government subsidized 50% of
9. The price of petrol in Libya is $0.14 per liter.
10. Libya has no external debt and its reserves amount to $150 billion -
now frozen globally.
Great Man-Made River project in Libya... $27 billion
11. 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.
12. A portion of Libyan oil sale is, credited directly to the bank
accounts of all Libyan citizens.
13. A mother who gave birth to a child receive US$5,000
14. 40 loaves of bread in Libya costs $ 0.15
15. 25% of Libyans have a university degree
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.
Which other dictator has done much good to his people?