Al-Serraj calls for elections next March to save Libya from collapse

  • Libyan Express |
  • Sunday 16 July 2017

There will be formations of the High Council of Reconciliation and reconciliation committees in all cities in Libya

The Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj, delivered a statement on Saturday reviewing his government’s work in a span of one year since coming to office in Tripoli in April 2016.

Al-Serraj proposed in his statement a new road map that necessitates holding parliamentary and presidential elections in next March and a ceasefire in all cities across Libya.

The road map, according to Al-Serraj, will also see joining the separated institutions in Libya into one body by joint committees to be formed by the House of Representatives and the High Council of State.

Al-Serraj also said that the Central Bank of Libya should abide by the fiscal policy and deliver the needed funding for the government in order to deal with the issue of cash outages in Libya and the issue of foreign currency exchange rates in the black market.

In the black market, one dollar is exchanged for 8.5 Libyan dinars on Sunday, while in the Central Bank rates, it is exchanged for 1.4 Libyan dinars.

The road map also said that there will be formations of the High Council of Reconciliation and reconciliation committees in all cities in Libya in order to bring the people together and renounce differences and conflicts.

Al-Serraj also talked about the security conditions across the country, saying that there are many armed forces that are disguising under different names and are trying to create chaos in the country, adding that the Presidential Council’s road map will definitely end this chaos soon.


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