June 2022

Libya’s GECOL signs MoU with UAE’s W Solar to build solar energy plants

June 27, 2022 - 22:09
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with W Solar Investment company of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to build a solar photovoltaic plant.

UAE news agency said the solar photovoltaic program will be designed to produce 500 megawatts in its first phase with a long-term target of 2000 megawatts, where W Solar Investment will be owning and operating the project for 25 years from the start of production.

Williams: There's a need for managing oil revenues to decrease desire for power rivalry in Libya

June 27, 2022 - 20:59
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The UN Advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said there should be a temporary mechanism for managing Libyan oil revenues to decrease the desire for executive authority rivalry, saying this should happen through a clear path to elections under firm oversight.

Williams told Sky News Arabia TV channel on Sunday that as long as oil revenues aren't under management, power rivalry in Libya could go for the next forty years, saying that elections are very important at this stage.

Africa Intelligence: To rescue Bashagha's alliance, HoR Speaker promises Menfi with new term in office

June 27, 2022 - 20:57
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Africa Intelligence website said the Speaker of the House of Representatives in Tobruk Aqila Saleh attempted to "turn" the head of the Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, during a 15 June meeting, saying that as soon as the official reason for their encounter - constitutional reform - had been discussed, he tried to convince Menfi to join the Fathi Bashagha's coalition in exchange for renewing his term at the Council.

Sanalla warns to resort to declaring a state of force majeure

June 27, 2022 - 17:31
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The National Oil Corporation has cautioned that it could resort to declaring a state of force majeure unless production and shipping were resumed at the oil ports in the Gulf of Sirte.

In a statement on the NOC's Facebook account, the corporation's head, Mustafa Sanalla said they are considering taking the step within the next 72 hours, in the event the oil ports in the Gulf of Sirte remained closed.

Bashagha says his govt is legal, no need for international recognition

June 27, 2022 - 17:25
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The prime minister-designate of the east-based Parliament, Fathi Bashagha, says that governments emanating from legislative authorities do not have to wait for international recognition.

He accused the UN Support Mission In Libya of seeking to influence the formation of the government, insisting that the confidence voting session was documented by audio and video recordings, but the UN mission has another goal that he "does not know or perhaps for trying to control the situation in Libya."

Dbeibah sacks GECOL management and refers it to investigation

June 27, 2022 - 15:32
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has sacked senior officials in the General Electricity Company (GECOL), including its chairman, Weam Al-Abdily, as power cuts in Tripoli are hitting 12 hours daily amid high temperatures and humidity.

In a decree on Sunday, Dbeibah referred the GECOL management to investigation and assigned the Director of the Public Services Company, Muhammad Ismail, as a temporary general manager of the company working under the direct supervision of the Prime Minister.

Features of the next stage

June 27, 2022 - 12:40
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Regardless of the premature interpretations by some of the parties of the European-American statement, according to their whims and desires, the language of the statement on the issue of the expiration of the Tunis-Geneva Agreement was very clear, and was specified in three clauses on the political level, and one on the economic aspect.

Determinants of the next stage as stated in the statement:

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