British Prime Minister David Cameron's office says that Libyan Prime Minister Abdurrahim el-Keib will be in London for talks.

A Downing Street spokesman confirmed that el-Keib would be in the British capital on Thursday but declined to elaborate on what he and Cameron would be discussing. He spoke on condition of anonymity, in line with department policy.

El-Keib's visit follows the death of Libyan agent Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the only man convicted in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing. Discussions could touch on what further steps could be taken to clear up the mystery of who else was involved in the atrocity.

The visit might also focus on reconstruction in Libya, whose government has faced persistent criticism that it's been ineffective in tackling the problems facing the deeply divided desert nation.