Prime Policy Group is doing pro-bono work for Libya’s Government of National Accord, which is locked in conflict with a rebel group led by 75-year-old warlord and US citizen Khalifa Haftar.
The BCW lobbying unit, which does not have formal written contract with the Libyans, introduced deputy prime minister Ahmed Maiteeq to officials in the Trump administration and Congress.
He briefed the US politicos on the GNA's interest in peace and a unity government, according to PPG’s federal filing.
Veteran Republican politico Charlie Black, PPG chairman, is among his firm’s executives to file as lobbyist for the GNA.
Vice chairman and former Congressman John Tanner, chief of staff Abbi Stuaan, managing director/international relations & trade Lisa Colangelo and director/energy & environment Edward Cox round out the Libyan lobbying team.
Omnicom’s Mercury Group in April signed a $1.8M contract with GNA and received a $500K upfront fee before launching the effort.