Posts Tagged ‘HCS’

Source: Attempts to announce new government in Libya are “fake news”

  • 10 June 2018 - 17:39
Source: Attempts to announce new government in Libya are “fake news”

A well-informed source at the High Council of State (HCS) told Libyan Express on Sunday that the news on media outlets and social media about the attempts of the Government of National Accord (GNA) to reshuffle the government and announce new appointments are untrue and baseless.  The source...

France-Libya Conference: High Council of State doesn’t recognize “commander Haftar”

  • 31 May 2018 - 15:52
France-Libya Conference: High Council of State doesn’t recognize “commander Haftar”

The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri told France 24 on Wednesday that he doesn't recognize Khalifa Haftar as commander of the Libyan army, saying Haftar is "fait accompli" and not a legitimate force.  Al-Mishri attended Tuesday the international conference on Libya in...

HCS gives go-ahead to attending Paris international conference on Mya 29

  • 27 May 2018 - 23:47
HCS gives go-ahead to attending Paris international conference on Mya 29

The High Council of State (HCS) has decided in a meeting in Tripoli for its members to go to Paris and attend the French-brokered international conference. The agreement on attendance came in a statement following the internal voting of HCS members. The statement said their participation will...

High Council of State elects new President Khalid Al-Mishri

  • 8 April 2018 - 14:50
High Council of State elects new President Khalid Al-Mishri

Khalid Al-Mishri wins President of High Council of State with 64 votes against Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli who got 45 votes only. The election session was held at Radisson Blu Hotel in Tripoli on Saturday. The winning took place in the second round of the voting as the first round, which had four...

Libya’s HCS member: Al-Sweihli was backed by 70 members to remain in his position

  • 7 April 2018 - 21:45
Libya’s HCS member: Al-Sweihli was backed by 70 members to remain in his position

  A member at the High Council of State (HCS), who asked to be unnamed, has confirmed that the current Head of the HCS, Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli, was backed by 70 HCS members to be reelected in his post.   Meanwhile, the member added that the HCS member, Jumua Al-Usta,...

Election of new central bank governor slammed as illegal by Libyan officials

  • 19 December 2017 - 21:02
Election of new central bank governor slammed as illegal by Libyan officials

The appointment of a new governor for the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) has been slammed as against the law by several Libyan officials. The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli has considered electing Mohammad Al-Shukri...