The House of Representatives, the High Council of State, and the Constituent Drafting Body have reiterated that the draft constitution is now in the hands of the Libyan people, who have the sole right to accept or reject it through a public referendum.
The head of the High Council of State (HCS), Khaled Al-Mishri, welcomed Saturday the agreement reached by the participants to the Libyan Political dialogue Forum to hold national elections on 24 December 2021, which marks the independence day anniversary in Libya.
Al-Mishri called for the constitutional referendum to be held before the date set for elections, proposing that the referendum on the draft constitution should take place on February 17.
Germany has signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Libya to provide about two million euros to support the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), currently being held in Tunis, under the auspices of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).
The agreement was signed in Tunisia on Thursday between the German Ambassador to Libya, Oliver Owcza, and UNDP Resident Representative, Gerardo Noto, in the presence of the Acting Head of the UNSMIL, Stephani Williams.
Libyan Defence Minister Salah El-Din Al-Namroush has held discussions with his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, regarding the latest developments in Libya.
This came during a meeting between the two ministers in Istanbul on Saturday, according to a statement by the Turkish Ministry of Defence.
Libya’s oil production has reached 1.215 million barrels per day (bpd), according to Reuters, adding that the daily oil production has made a remarkable recovery.
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) announced on November 7, that the oil production had exceeded the threshold of one million bpd, however, Libya's oil production has continued to increase steadily, since October 26, as the NOC lifted the state of force majeure on the last closed oil facilities.
The Acting Head of the UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Stephanie Williams said on Friday that the participants of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), which is being held in Tunisia, have agreed to hold constitutionally-based elections on 24 December 2021.