Libya’s UN-backed administration agreed with the central bank and other players on a 2019 budget worth 46.8 billion dinars ($33.83 billion), it said on Monday after months of arguments, says Reuters.
Preparations are underway to hold a meeting between Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Haftar and Government of National Accord (GNA) chief Fayez al-Sarraj.
The delegation of the European Union to Libya has reaffirmed its support for stability, democratic transition and prosperity in the country.
In an annual report on Thursday, the US State Department criticized the lack of action by the House of Representatives and Presidential Council to protect freedom of speech in Libya, referring to the pressure on the work of journalists.
Lieutenant General Mohammed Al-Sharif has taken office as the Chief of Staff of the Tripoli-based Presidential Council’s (PC) government replacing Brigadier General Abdelrahman Al-Taweel.
The world’s most complicated ongoing civil war erupted in Libya in mid-2014. Forces aligned with the internationally recognised, albeit extremely weak government in Tripoli – the Government of National Accord (GNA) – are fighting those loyal to the secular-leaning House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk.
The head of the Central Committee for Municipal Elections, Salim bin Tahia, reaffirmed the committee’s readiness for the electoral process for the first and second groups by the end of March.
Head of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj condemned on Tuesday “negative” foreign meddling in the country.
The Head of Libya’s Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj met in Doha on Sunday with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to discuss mutual relations and the latest political developments in Libya.
Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Haftar announced Sunday that his forces were ready to secure upcoming elections in the country.