(ANSAmed) - ROME, APRIL 28 - The Western media have almost ignored Libya in the past months ''because they have forgotten about it, but we have continued to work every day." So says Abudaya Abdulbaset Ahmed, director of the new Lybian News Agency (LANA), which replaced JANA (Jamahiriya News Agency) after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in October last year. In fact the new press agency takes the name of the one founded in 1964, when the country became the Kingdom of Libya. But the name was changed into JANA by King Idris in 1969 at the start of the Gaddafi era. The 1964 agency was based on professional journalism, Abudaya underlines, where JANA ''was a propaganda tool for the old regime." ''In October 2011 we took control of the agency again to turn it into an instrument for professionals,'' Abudaya continues, talking with ANSAmed on the sidelines of the general assembly of Alliance of Mediterranean press agencies (Aman), which came to a conclusion today in Rome. ''We have reporters in the entire country,'' the director of LANA added, ''but we are expanding our coverage." The real problem, however, is training journalists, ''both for the written press and the multimedia." Therefore the foundations were laid these days for an agreement with ANSA on a project in this direction, which should start ''as soon as possible." Focusing on the press in the new Libya, in these months ''many new newspapers were launched, and old ones have started printing again." But the propaganda instruments of the old regime have been closed, including those supported by his son, the former reformist Saif Al Islam. (ANSAmed).