The Head of the High Council of State (HCS), Khalid Al-Mishri, said that there are still unresolved differences with the House of Representatives (HoR) regarding the constitutional document, adding in an interview with Al-Sharq TV that the issue of the candidacy of military personnel and dual nationals for the presidential …
The Communication Network of Political Parties called in a statement for the need for the constitutional basis to be consensual, urging for producing an acceptable constitutional basis that leads to holding elections as soon as possible.
There is little end in sight for Libya’s lengthy transition period, which began in 2011 with the uprising against forty-one years of Muammar Gaddafi rule.
Abdalla Belheeg, the Official Spokesperson for House of Representatives (HoR) reported at the end of yesterday’s session that the HoR had during the day’s deliberations approved the 13th Constitutional Amendment.
The High Council of the State (HCS) selected candidates for the state sovereign positions on Monday, in a session aimed at choosing five incumbents for state sovereign vacancies. This happened after the HCS approved last week the proposed mechanism for selecting incumbents of sovereign positions.
The UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, said, on Saturday, that Libyan MPs have called for the unification of institutions as a precondition for ending the political stalemate in the country.
The High Council of State (HCS) approved on Tuesday the proposed mechanism for selecting certain incumbents of sovereign state positions, and permitted the start of publishing the presentations of the candidates.
Libya is still going through a deeply polarised conflict, with no clear end in sight. The turbulent transitional period spanning the last 11 years has reached a political impasse, with the incumbent political sides showing no inclination to strike an accord that may lead to them vacating their powerful positions.
The Speaker of Libya’s House of Representatives said Sunday that they submitted a proposal to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on forming a new, single government instead of opting for a dual government system.
HoR Speaker: Dispute with HCS is over whether or not dual nationals can run for presidential elections
House of Representatives’ (HoR) Speaker Aqila Saleh said that the dispute with the High Council of State (HCS) is centered on the issue of the candidacy of dual nationals presidential elections.