A humanitarian organization: a non-governmental organization called "Save the Mediterranean”, confirmed the disappearance of 12 illegal immigrants off the Libyan coast.
The NGO added that the missing people were on board a crowded dinghy that was rescued by the Ocean Viking ship, according to a statement by the Italian news agency “Aki”.
The French-German organization confirmed that the ship rescued 94 migrants, including two women, 47 unaccompanied minors and a one-year-old child.
The US said it is deeply concerned by the continued oil shutdown, which is depriving Libyans of substantial revenue, contributing to increasing prices, and could lead to electricity blackouts, water supply problems, and fuel shortages.
Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah visited Tripoli's Fish Market, (Bab Bahr), on Monday, and stopped to talk with consumers and fishermen, who briefed him on the challenges facing this traditional industry.
Dbeibah toured the market along with the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Marine Resources before hearing about the conditions and problems of fish marketing from the stakeholders.
Prime Minister-designate of the east-based House of Representatives, Fathi Bashagha, said on Wednesday that he discussed the electoral process in Libya with senior officials in Washington.
"Today, I contacted senior officials in Washington, and we discussed efforts to conduct timely, fair, and transparent elections to uplift the economy, establish security and achieve political stability," Bashagha wrote on Twitter early on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Economy and Trade is considering steps to establish complex markets that offer a variety of stores such as foodstuff and other services in Tripoli.
According to the ministry, the project aims to survey and regulate commercial activities in the capital.