May 2022

Libya’s GNU decreases jet fuel prices, asks for a review of ticket prices

May 30, 2022 - 21:50
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Government of National Unity issued a decision to reduce the price of jet fuel to local airlines by more than 50%.

The government said Monday “selling price of jet fuel from the Brega company to all local airlines will be a maximum of 1300 dinars per ton.”

The government called on the Ministry of Transportation to review the prices of national airline tickets and take the necessary measures in this regard.

Head of Oil and Gas Workers Union says shutdown is only in two ports across Libya

May 30, 2022 - 21:10
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of Oil and Gas Workers Union Saad Dinar said shutdown of oil and gas ports is only at Zueitina and Brega ports, while Hariga, Es Sidr and Ras Lanuf are operating as usual.

Dinar told Italian news agency Nova that the shipment that left the closed Zueitina port a few days ago was officially approved by the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Tripoli not a snuggled shipment.

Continuing shutdown of oil leads to more hours of power load shedding in east Libya

May 30, 2022 - 20:04
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

A source from the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) said the shutdown of Istiklal field of Sirte Oil Operations Company due to the lack of storage of liquid substances of gas following the halt of oil supplies to ports will lead to stopping 60 million cubic liters of gas supply to eastern region’s power plants, thus depriving the network of 600 megawatts and leading to more hours of power load shedding.

Al-Haddad meets activists advocating for parliamentary elections, vows to back their demands

May 30, 2022 - 15:54
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Chief of the General Staff of the Libyan Army, Mohamed Al-Haddad, received on Sunday representatives of various civil movements who are advocating for a new parliamentary election to end the incumbent legislative bodies.

The delegation included representatives of social councils and institutions, and tribal sheiks, besides families of martyrs and missing persons, war-wounded, displaced people, candidates for parliamentary elections, and mayors.