UN envoy to Libya discusses reconstruction of Benghazi war-torn neighbourhoods

    Salame visited Benghazi on Saturday. [Photo: UNSMIL]

The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame visited Benghazi municipality Saturday and met with the mayor Al-Saqr Boujwari.

UNSMIL said on Twitter that Salame was visiting Benghazi to meet with a broad range of political and social figures, civil society and notables from the region.

“The meeting discussed the cooperation between the UN and Benghazi Municipality on development projects in the city and its surrounding.” UNSMIL said, adding that they also discussed planning and financing the reconstruction of city’s destroyed areas.

Salame also met with the Head of Benghazi Security Directorate, Municipality members, Head of Communications Committee for Development, Head of Benghazi Projects Office and Libyan Relief Commission Chairman.

Meanwhile in Benghazi, Salame held another meeting and received representatives of the federal and civil democratic blocs in the HoR, expressing the UN and its agencies’ plans to strengthen and intensify presence as well as operations in Benghazi to provide the needed support to the city and region.

“During the meeting, they discussed the latest developments in Libya and exchanged views on ways to get out of the current crisis. Salame briefed the meeting on his tireless efforts to find a minimum level of consensus in the international community on the Libyan crisis.” UNSMIL reported.

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