The President of the Congo reveals his country’s preparations to hold a national reconciliation conference in Libya before the summer

Tripoli- The President of the Republic of the Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, said that it is in the interest of all parties to find a way out of the Libyan crisis, whether Europe, which wants to control migration flows, or Africa.

Denis Sassou Nguesso confirmed in press statements today that his country is preparing for the comprehensive national reconciliation conference in Libya to be held before this summer, considering that stability in Libya is stability in all of Africa.

Source: Libyan News Agency

US Secretary of State: Libya needs a clear and legitimate government that comes through elections

Tripoli- US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said, on Monday, that Libya needs a clear and legitimate government that represents the Libyan people and comes through democratic entitlement.

Blinken confirmed, in an interview with the Saudi Al-Arabiya News Channel at the US Embassy in Cairo, that the United States currently supports the need to move towards elections so that there is a legitimate and clear government that reflects the aspirations of the Libyan people.

The US Secretary of State added that the elections are what the Libyan people want, as well as the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Abdullah Batili, who said that he “will hold the elections as soon as possible,” considering that this result is important so that we find unity within the country.

Blinken arrived this evening in Cairo to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and senior Egyptian officials, to discuss a number of common files between the two countries, foremost of which are developments in the crisis in Libya and mobilizing support for the electoral process, according to the US State Department.

Source: Libyan News Agency

The Muslim World League condemns burning of the Holy Quran in Denmark

Makkah-The Muslim World League (MWL) has condemned the burning of copies of the Holy Quran by extremists in the Danish capital Copenhagen, in a new disgraceful provocation of Muslims worldwide.

The Secretary of the league, Chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars, Dr. Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issi, condemned in a statement the insistence of extremists to repeat these reckless acts under the pretext of freedom of expression, when in fact they offend the concept of freedoms and their human values.

He stressed that this un-civilized move will only increase Muslims’ confidence in their faith, and steadfastness in their values, to always call for peace and coexistence, and will only increase their sincere rally around their national states, and an effective contribution to strengthening their stability and harmony, and insistence on denying extremists the opportunity to forward their extremist agenda.

Source: Libyan News Agency

Al-Mashri and the Dutch ambassador to Libya agree on the importance of comprehensive national reconciliation in the country

Tripoli- Today, Sunday, the Dutch Ambassador to Libya, “Dolf Hogewoning”, discussed with the President of the High Council of State, “Khaled Al-Mashri,” developments in the country.

According to what Hogewoning posted on his Twitter account, the two sides agreed on the importance of the comprehensive national reconciliation process in the country in line with transitional justice.

During the meeting, the Dutch ambassador praised the efforts of the House of Representatives and the State Council to agree on outstanding issues as soon as possible.

Source: Libyan News Agency

Al Dabaiba stresses need to support private sector in all fields, including the aviation

Tripoli-The Head of the Government of National Unity Abdul Hamid Al Dabaiba stressed the need to support the private sector in all fields, including aviation, and for attention to be paid to all workers in the air transport sector, regardless the circumstances.

This came during an expanded meeting Al Dabaiba held on Sunday with Minister of Transport Mohammed Al-Shahoubi, undersecretaries of the ministry, heads of management committees, directors of general aviation, handling and catering, and a number of directors of departments and agencies affiliated with the ministry.

Al Dabaiba called, at the meeting, for presenting the work plan for the current year and the necessary recommendations to develop practical and effective solutions to solve the problems of air transport. The Prime Minister considered the activation of 7 local airports currently a good step forward by the Airports Authority, stressing the need to do more to activate them internationally.

For his part, the Minister of Transport explained that 15 Libyan Airlines planes and 8 Afriqiyah Airways planes were completely destroyed by the wars, and more than 14 planes are grounded and need maintenance, in addition to a number of administrative and technical problems that negatively affect the regularity of their work.

According to our government’s platform on its Facebook page, the Prime Minister listened to all the reports and observations made by companies and the difficulties they face.

The Prime Minister instructed the Minister of Transport to present a complete vision to be presented to the Council of Ministers, to address the conditions of workers in the field of air transport and develop a plan to reform the sector.

Source: Libyan News Agency

Al-Manqoush praises Ghana’s efforts to support the security and stability of Libya

Tripoli- The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Government of National Unity, “Naglaa Al-Manqoush,” expressed her appreciation to Ghana for its support of the government’s efforts to achieve security and stability in Libya.

This came during her meeting today, Sunday, with the Ghanaian ambassador to Libya, “Samuel Adwati Anum,” on the occasion of the end of his duties as his country’s ambassador to Libya, according to what was published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through its media office.

During the meeting, the minister praised the ambassador’s efforts during his tenure, which lasted for 4 years, to develop relations between the two friendly countries.

For his part, the Ghanaian ambassador affirmed his country’s commitment to support the security and stability of Libya, expressing his gratitude for all the good treatment and assistance he received throughout his work in Libya.

Source: Libyan News Agency