Supreme Judicial Council approves establishing a court and two specialized prosecutions.

Tripoli, The Supreme Judicial Council approved the proposal of the Attorney General, Al-Siddiq Al-Sour, to establish a court and two specialized partial prosecutions, which represents the status of the building blocks of judicial specialization.

The Attorney General confirmed that the work of the two prosecution offices will begin with the beginning of the new judicial year, the selection of members for these prosecutions and their training, whether at home or abroad.

Al-Sour indicated that the establishment of these prosecutors will reflect positively on the right and public order and generate a sense of existence and the rule of law.

The first prosecution is concerned with investigating, filing and prosecuting criminal cases in crimes described as corruption, while the other determines its jurisdiction.

Source: Libyan News Agency

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transportation meets Chargé d’Affairs of Greek Embassy.

Tripoli, The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transportation and Maritime Transport, Wissam Al-Idrisi, met, Monday, the Chargé d’Affairs of the Greek Embassy accredited to Libya, Yuminas Stama Takos, in the presence of the Director of the Technical Cooperation Office, Adel Bakheet and the International Relations Adviser at the Technical Cooperation Office, Ali Qamudi”.

The Information Affairs Office of the Ministry stated that the meeting dealt with discussing joint cooperation issues in the field of maritime transport, aviation and investment in various fields, especially in the field of port development.

The Undersecretary expressed the ministry’s readiness to provide all facilities and arrangements with the relevant authorities to support the Libyan-Greek cooperation in the field of transportation, noting the depth of the Libyan-Greek friendship and cooperation in all fields.

Source: Libyan News Agency

GNU Interior Minister Meets Head of Office of Arab and International Criminal Police.

Tripoli, GNU Minister of Interior Khalid Mazen met on Sunday Head of Office of Arab and International Criminal Police Adel Al Shelwi.

The meeting focused on accomplishments of the Arab and International Criminal Police Office in collaboration with the International Police Organisation, over the wanted file, and also discussed activities of the General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers.

The Minister listened to the Head of the Office had to say about the job assigned to the office , as well as the obstacles facing it as being regarded one of the Ministry’s key offices in liaising with the security bodies and foreign countries.

Source: Libyan News Agency

42 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN refugee agency

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that they have rescued 42 illegal migrants off Libya’s western coast, including women and children.

The UN agency tweeted, “42 asylum-seekers and migrants were returned to Tripoli last night, among them 4 children and 8 women, of whom 2 were pregnant.”

It said the majority were from Nigeria, Sudan, Yemen and Egypt, and they were provided with assistance and medical aid.

So far in 2021, more than 24,420 illegal migrants, including women and children, have been rescued, while hundreds of others died and went missing off the Libyan coast on the Central Mediterranean route, according to the International Organization for Migration.

Libya has been suffering insecurity and chaos since the fall of the late leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, making the North African country a preferred point of departure for illegal migrants who want to cross the Mediterranean Sea to European shores.

Rescued migrants usually end up inside overcrowded reception centers across Libya, despite repeated international calls to close those centers

Source: Nam News Network

Lamara to APS: Algeria Does not Support Any Party Except the Libyan People.

Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtan Lamamra said Algeria dealt with Libyan antagonists on equal par, and does not support any party except the Libyan people.

This came in remarks Lamamra made on sidelines of his participation in the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly carried by the Algerian news agency APS.

In response to question by CNN over claims that Algeria was not honest broker in the settlement effort of the Libyan crisis, Lamara said ‘if there was a country who treated all Libyan parties on equal par it was Algeria, therefore I think this needs to be corrected.’

‘We conducted the conference of ‘Libya’s Neighboring Countries ‘and it was successful. We succeeded in creating a consensus between these countries on importance of withdrawal of mercenaries and terrorists from Libya, he added.

Lamamra said Algeria would remain on the side of the Libyan people and we will do what we can to ensure that elections on December would be held on set time

Source: Libyan News Agency

Chairman of Libyan Business Council Discuss with Ambassador of Malta Economic Cooperation between the Two Countries.

Chairman of Libyan Business Council Abdullah Al Fallah has discussed with Ambassador of Malta a number of economic and trade issues as well as cooperation between business organizations in both countries.

The Ambassador of Malta expressed his country’s desire to activate and upgrade economic and trade exchange with Libya, and companies’ desire to expand their activities in Libya.

Source: Libyan News Agency